Summary of Annette Lareau's Unequal Childhoods


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Which of the following research methods did Annette Lareau use to complete the study that is the focus of her book, Unequal Childhoods?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a factor used by Annette Lareau in Unequal Childhoods to define social class?

2. Tommy's parents are very active in his life, always making sure he does his homework, shuttling him back and forth to many different lessons, and having conversations with him over dinner. According to Unequal Childhoods by Annette Lareau, which style of parenting are Tommy's parents likely using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sociologist Annette Lareau conducted notable research into how economic class affects parenting styles. Concepts covered in the quiz include Lareau's observations about unequal childhoods as well as details about various types of parenting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Point out the research method Lareau used to conduct her parenting study
  • Use a hypothetical example to identify a parenting style
  • Describe Lareau's conclusions about social class

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - ensure that you draw the most important information about factors that define social class from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out the term for when children feel they can't express themselves as individuals
  • Information recall - consult the knowledge you've gained about Lareau's research method

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by reviewing the lesson entitled Summary of Annette Lareau's Unequal Childhoods. Concepts covered in this lesson include:

  • Details about how Lareau designed her study
  • How children in middle class families communicate with others
  • Lareau's observations about fights among siblings
  • The accomplishment of natural growth