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Social Structure-Personality: What is the Relationship Between Social Class and Child-Rearing Values

Social Structure-Personality: What is the Relationship Between Social Class and Child-Rearing Values

The sociologist, Melvin Kohn, argued that people's locations in social structures, particularly the occupational structure, influenced the values they would stress for their children because variations in structural locations exposed them to different experiences. His research, however, was done some time ago. Much has changed in our social world since then. Does the original relationship still hold?

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