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Mead - Chapter 05

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Buy and Download Description In this address to the Child Study Association of America, Mead examines two phenomena: the nature of the family worldwide, and the special nature of the family in America, a land that is quintessentially a nation of immigrants.
Mead points to rapid techno-economic change as having forced American society (and other industrial societies) to move from the three-generation to the two-generation residential family model, the latter being more flexible and adaptable in an ever more complex economy and society. She asserts that grandparents, especially if foreign-born and -reared, often lack the knowledge necessary to teach their American grandchildren the specifics of how to function in the future. Their grandchildren, who were born in the U.S., and whose native language is English, are being reared in terms of contemporary American culture. For this reason, they already know more about many of the specifics of the future technology, economy and society they will need to live in, than do the grandparents. In this address to the Child Study Association of America, Mead examines two phenomena: the nature of the family worldwide, and the special nature of the family in America, a land that is quintessentially a nation of immigrants. Mead points to
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