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Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Tamara R. Mose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A playdate is an organized meeting where parents come together with their children at a public or private location to interact socially or “play.” Children no longer simply “go out and play,” rather, ... More


Introduction

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book examines the phenomenon of the playdate in New York City. Drawing on interviews with a diverse group of parents and teachers as well as ethnographic observations of Caribbean childcare ... More


From Play to Playdate: Moral Panic and Play Redefined

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the moral panic surrounding child safety and how parents view their role as facilitators of their child's play practices. It considers the reasons why parents arrange playdates ... More


My Place or Yours?: Playdate Logistics

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the logistics involved in playdates, focusing on where to hold a playdate, how many children will be invited, whether it is to be a drop-off playdate (in which parents do not ... More


Who Is In and Who Is Out?: Obtaining Social and Cultural Capital through Inclusion and Exclusion

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers which parents and children are excluded or included in the playdate experience. It examines how participants internalize the “People Like Us” concept—which refers to people who ... More


Playdate Etiquette: Food, Expectations, Discipline

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers the question of etiquette in playdates, with particular emphasis on the playdate as a site for offering food. It shows that most parents view food for the children as an ... More


The Birthday Party: A Hyper-Playdate

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on children's birthday parties that turn into hyper-playdates. While some regard birthday parties as a private celebration for family and intimate friends, it is possible for a ... More


Conclusion: As Simple as Child’s Play

Tamara R. Mose

in Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main points about playdates and their implications. Drawing on interviews with parents, childcare providers, and educators, it has described the ways ... More


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