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HSB 4 U Chapter 4 – Impact of Technology on the Family (Sociology)
Where? • Find Bhutan on a map. • What cultures would influence its culture, based on its location?
Where is Bhutan? • http: //travel. nationalgeographic. com/travel/ countries/bhutan-map/
Bhutan • Gross National Happiness: http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=7 Zqdqa 4 YNv. I Tourism Council of Bhutan. (2012). Where to go; what to do. Retrieved Oct. 15, 2012 from http: //www. tourism. gov. bt/
Bhutan’s Enlightened Experiment • National Geographic, photos – http: //ngm. nationalgeographic. com/2008/03/b hutan/addario-photography
Bhutan Exercise • Read the case study on page 116 of your textbook. • Now read “A Parent’s View”, a letter written to a Bhutanese newspaper in 2000 about the impact of television on the family. • As you read it, fill in the organizer.
Organizer Traditional Cultural Values: (value ≠ behaviour) Loss or breakdown of: New temptations /distractions: New Values:
Bhutan and Mass Culture/Infomated Households • What happened to Bhutanese families when they got more access to mass culture and families became infomated households?
Homework • Fill in the questions on page 1 of the worksheet “Impact of Technology on the Family. ” – Leave the questions where you have to use the blue book.
115 -120 Notes Check __Mass culture A: Send and receive information; give free time? Become dependent on it; instant availability affects social relationships __ Computer communication technology B: Homes with at least 5 techs – blurred line between home and work __ Infomated households C: More affordable technologies lead to access to culture for more people Therefore, …