Discussion post | Sociology homework help – Assignment Help

Answer two of the following questions, and respond to at least one other student’s post afterward for a total of at least 400 words. 

1. According to Sternheimer, what are some of the ways broader society tends to construct idealized, uniform, and nostalgic views of “childhood”? Do you believe that there has been a trend towards protection over preparation? How have your own childhood experiences reflected (or disputed) these ideas?

2. How have notions of childhood changed from the Victorian Era through the postwar economic boom? What socioeconomic factors were involved in these transitions? In what ways do you think this has changed in the past twenty years, and what role do you think media and economic factors have played?

3. According to Sternheimer, what media and public fears seem to permeate discussions over children and technology? What evidence exists that cyberbullying is related to suicide rates in teens, or that internet predators represent a major threat to kids? Are there more direct threats in kids’ lives that tend to get ignored in these discussions? If so, why do you think that this might be the case?

And please give a response to this post: (xiaowei yu)

My answer to question 1:

Everyone has their own diverse childhood. It is hard to provide a definition that everyone agrees with. For some people, childhood might represent happiness. For others, childhood might be painful. According to Sternheimer (2013), people struggle to maintain the sense that childhood means carefree innocence and blame popular culture. Besides, people tend to define children as a unitary group and focus on how they are different from adults. However, people should pay attention to and understand the various experiences and various situations of different children. Children’s realities have an influence on their childhood. 

I do believe there has been a trend towards protection over preparation. It is important for children to prepare the ability to face the reality of the world (Sternheimer, 2013). Nowadays, parents and adults have fears of changes and unknown. People tend to protect children from potential dangers. People have not realized the best way to protect the children is to let them have the knowledge. Although time changes, people are still trying to maintain the innocence of childhood. In my childhood, I had the freedom to know about the reality of this world. At that time, the technology was still not that developed. The main resource was the television. I was always watching the TV series and TV shows with my family.

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more