E102 Week 13 Recounts and perspectives on childhood ('Life…
E102 Week 13
Recounts and perspectives on childhood
children & work s.1
what do I think of 'work' for children as being ?
caring for family
helping with the family business
types of texts
activity 2 section 1.3
academic texts (as we study here)
goes back generations - predates even the written word.
conclusion (saying how they felt) -but not always
logical order and easy to understand
accessible for all-
academics have skills to interpret what they hear and non academics just listen to someone like them
strangely enough biographical recounts are used more in academic study and deemed more objective- I disagree judgements have been made by the writer than maybe the subject did not feel
relevance: how relevant is the information? You need to ensure that your biographical recount provides the right kind of information about your studies, i.e. is it from the right country, is about a child within the appropriate age range?
reliability: how reliable is the author? You need to establish whether the author is credible in making their claims.
objectivity: are the claims in the recount objective? It is important to understand the degree of objectivity used in producing biographical recounts, in particular the interests and motivation of the author. As we saw above, Megan’s story was designed with professional social workers in mind.
minority world countries
industrially developed countries
developing world countries
writing a summary
secondary referencing or not??
find high level generalisations
posted in forum...Ok??