We can come to understand a lot about family life and wider society through the study of children and their roles.
In this Open Learn article, Heather Montgomery considers how British practices compare to other cultures, as well as considering differences over time.
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Students could use this information as a starting point for their own research into children in other cultures. Useful resources for their own research include the World Bank
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Students could be asked to write a timeline of their lives as they anticipate them to be after l..
The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) based at Birmingham University produced a ra..
The following Daily Mail article laments the adoption of Jamaican patois styles of language in ‘..
David Starkey featured in a Newsnight discussion about the 2011 UK riots. This Guardian article ..
Some Sociologists suggest that subcultures may no longer exist in the form that they once did. For e..
The class could investigate and consider the extent to which they consider the ‘haul girl’ phenomeno..
Students should be able to draw on examples from a wide range of subcultures, both classic and c..
A useful overview of the Functionalist view of youth culture can be found below:..
By way of starting off an investigation into youth subcultures, teachers could pose the problem ..