Quick quiz on childhood!

A quiz which will help consolidate your knowledge about childhood!

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1. Who argued that children in pre-industrial times were 'little adults'?

  • Philipe Aries
  • Talcott Parsons
  • Anne Oakley
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2. What is meant by a child centred society?

  • Children are loved, valued and protected
  • Children rule the universe
  • Children today are less protected than before

3. What does Sue Palmer blame for the increase in child mental health issues?

  • 'electronic babysitters'
  • Bullying in schools
  • Pollution

4. Who did research into child poverty?

  • Wilmott & Young
  • Townsend et al
  • Neil Postman

5. Sociologists argue that childhood is...

  • something which has not changed over time
  • a social construct
  • a universal concept


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