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Summary Of Education By Lareau

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This weeks readings really made me think. Lareau does a good job in the article to express the idea that one's socio-economic postion is often passed down to one's childern. As Lareau puts it "I demonstrate that parents differ by clas in the ways they define thier own roles in their childerns lives as well as in how they percieve the nature of childhood" (Lareau 748 ). In the articel she talks about how middle-class parents tend to be "concerted cultivation" in their approach. While lower class and working class parents tend to be "natural accomplisment" based. It is interesting to see who the differenting parenting styles actual affect and propogate the cyclical nature of poverty forward. The Duham article made me realize that many
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