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Cultural Influences on Child Development

This article delves into how a child processes the information around them. There are three main ways being classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and observational learning. They give examples of each and help one to fully get to the bottom of this complex understanding. This article shows how social biases are developed. It emphasize recognizing cultural differences and how it is […]

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How Men and Children Affect Each Other’s Development

Kyle D Pruett, a Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry, dives into the differing experiences infants face with infants might explain differences in handling, but close observations document that even men who are very experienced with children handle them differently from women. They say that there is no such thing as a fatherless child.They look into the transition from a male […]

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Cost of Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family

Cost of Growing up in a Dysfunctional Family, dives into the different types of abusive households. It explains what is healthy and what is unhealthy in an easy to follow listed format. It emphasizes the importance of one’s family dynamic and how there are various negative effects that come with dysfunctional households. It reminds those who are victims that they […]

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How the neighborhood you grow up in affects your future

This article talked about low income neighborhoods and high income neighborhoods and studies regarding effects in the future. They focus on Pittsburg, with highly segregated neighborhoods by race and class. Although children can be just blocks away, these studies show that one’s outcome can drastically vary. This article states that“Neighborhoods create a set of experiences, connecting us to certain social […]

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Beyond Machismo Review

For my next read I chose Beyond Machismo by Aida Hurtado and Mrinal Sinha, as I wanted to learn more about the gender roles present within my household and family. I would most definitely recommend this book as I like how the authors are two Chicana Feminists. This book expands the concept of intersectional latino masculinities, both south and north […]

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This article consists of Hispanic American households and Machismo. Machismo is this idea of being manly and having this strong masculine pride. A more common term, behind the use of the word “macho.” This article consists of studies performed at california colleges on hispanic households. It shows the problem behind certain outdated gender norms and the youth’s understanding of parent […]

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