Growing up in modern society.

Cover of: Growing up in modern society. | Marjorie Reeves

Published by University of London Press in London .

Written in English

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First ed. published: 1946.

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SeriesEducational issues of today
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Open LibraryOL13793785M

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Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist, among a host of other things—and the book’s surprise success established him as one of America’s most /5(11). Growing up in a modern society.

London, University of London Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Reeves, Marjorie. Growing up in a modern society. London, University of London Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Reeves. UNM professor wants parents to rethink what growing up in a modern technology-driven society means By David Steinberg / For The Journal Sunday, April 19th, at am.

In a way it is a tribute to the versatile Paul Goodman's impressive verbal facility that he is capable of expanding into a book a theme which could be dealt with sufficiently in an essay of not inordinate length. The thesis of Growing Up Absurd which the author manages to state in various ways, buttressed by various circumstances, is that there is a disaffection for modern society on the part.

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Careers, intimate relationships, even identities, are increasingly provisional, bringing into question the division between the mature and the immature and thereby differences between adults and children.

How We Need to Keep Growing Up. Modern societies are very interested in tracking how children grow up. Twentieth-century psychology, beginning with the work of the Swiss clinician Jean Piaget, pioneered an approach to child development which meticulously identified and labelled every principal stage an average infant might go through on the developmental journey of its earliest years.

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Children growing up in the modern world of today would rather stay inside and play on the internet, watch television, or play video games than go outside and play.

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There are many single mothers and fathers popping up in modern society as well. Sometimes, one of the parents in a relationship will simply leave the family.

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[Kenneth John Mumford]. The history of childhood has been a topic of interest in social history since the highly influential book Centuries of Childhood, published by French historian Philippe Ariès in He argued "childhood" as a concept was created by modern ès studied paintings, gravestones, furniture, and school records.

He found before the 17th-century, children were represented as mini-adults. “The best ever book on growing up.” this book should be rated 5 stars.

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This is the first title by Paul Goodman that I have read. He had an interesting critique of modern society (c. If one can get around many of his assumptions (i.e, everyone is in the rat race, man!) and his sometimes facile diagnostics (progressive education is the panacea!) the book has a lot to say to a modern reader/5(5).

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The public schoolboy, the young offender, the teenage mum, the country lad, for example, talk about their own lives.4/5(1).

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But these are only shallow constructs created by society to guide people down a certain path so that they fit into the system. The real growing up needs to happen within us. The kind of growing up that I’m referring is the psychological and emotional kind, which has nothing to do with our chronological age.

I’ve met mature 20 year olds but. I learned things from that environment which gave me a significant advantage in civilized society. And the things I learned are very different from book learning.

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