Youth Culture - Social Construction of Youth

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Mead
Youth is socially constructed. "Coming of Age in Samoa" - Peaceful transition into adulthood.
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Aries
Childhood did not exsist in the Middle Ages. Children were Mini Adults used as an industrial/economic asset.
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Children's Crusades
Spreading Christianity. Supports socially constructed youth but only proof we have comes from paintings.
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Postman
The rise of the 'tweenager'. Children are exposed to media at an early age.
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Beger
Youthfulness is a personal quality and attitude towards life rather than a matter of biological age. Jobs earlier, marriage later.
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Palmer
'Toxic Childhood'. Development is damaged because of the media, over testing in school, junk food etc.
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Childhood did not exsist in the Middle Ages. Children were Mini Adults used as an industrial/economic asset.

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Aries

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Spreading Christianity. Supports socially constructed youth but only proof we have comes from paintings.

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The rise of the 'tweenager'. Children are exposed to media at an early age.

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Youthfulness is a personal quality and attitude towards life rather than a matter of biological age. Jobs earlier, marriage later.

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