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Students please be critically analytical and conceptual in your answers. Students’ marks include the application of content and concepts of the readings/films, and discussions in lectures and tutorials.

therefore please try to limit answers to 5 sentences or point form but connect to the course material and test questions or a ‘very mini essay’ Excessive writing will not be marked. HENCE, IT IS SUGGESTED THAT STUDENTS BE CONCEPTUAL; PLEASE DO AVOID EXCESSIVE DESCRIPTION.


SHORT ANSWERS

QUESTION 1

Using your sociological imagination and the course content to date discuss the causes of poverty and how this impact childhood. Please note that your discussions must be inclusive of local/global, ideology, media, social, political and economic circumstances.

QUESTION 2

According to Singh (2000) three features of Political Economy are: …. list these and succinctly interconnect to childhood and society. Please include movies: Merchants of Cool, The Myth of the Liberal Media and course readings in your answer.

QUESTION 3

Leena Alanen (1988). “Rethinking Childhood” and Henry Jenkins (2008). “The Innocent Child and Other Modern Myths” offered several, similar insights into the absence/presence of children/childhood in the political and academic spheres. Please list 2 of these insights and critically analyze using the course material.

QUESTION 4

The four modes of production (Primitive Communism, Slavery, Feudalism, and Capitalism) are characterized by four specific modes of production relations. Modes of production – the significance of class: classless and class societies, band and tribal societies belong to Primitive Communism: these are classless societies, while the rest are class societies. Discuss the impact of classless and class stratification in society on childhood

QUESTION 5

What is childhood? Using the course framework, (this must be directly referenced) readings and movies critically analyzes this question/concept “What is childhood?”

QUESTION 6

What is ideology? How is it produce? Provide an example of an ideology that is prevalent about childhood.

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