Post Content – Issues in Contemporary Childrearing
Read pp. 142 – 152 in Sociology of Families which reviews how parenting is related to gender, social class, immigrant and transnational status, and sexual orientation.
• Summarize what you saw as two key points or research findings from one or two of the following sections: Parenting as a Gendered Practice Parenting Ideologies and Social Class Immigrant and Transnational Parenting Gay and Lesbian Parenting
• Then, discuss how the information relates to your own experiences, someone you know, or a person in the media (i.e., a movie, TV show, someone in the news, etc.).
Your post must be at least 300 words in length. Two points will be deducted at 50 word intervals for posts less than 300 words (i.e., -2 for posts 250 – 299 words, -4 for posts 200 – 249 words, etc.). Your post should also be thoughtful, phrased in your own words, written in complete sentences (no outlines or lists) and have minimal grammar errors