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Childhood key theorists

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1. Aries suggests

  • Childhood has always existed
  • Childhood did not exist in the middle ages
  • Industrialisation caused the end of childhood
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2. Postman believes

  • Childhood is disappearing
  • Childhood did not exist in the middle ages
  • Childhood is an apprenteceship to adulthood

3. Firestone claims that protection laws created

  • Children as consumers
  • New forms of oppression
  • a better Quality of life for children

4. Lee sees adulthood as

  • Non-existent
  • Incomplete
  • Oppressive

5. Who suggested the theory of 'Toxic Childhood'

  • Wilkinson
  • Palmer
  • Postman


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