Anthropology and Child Development A Cross-Cultural Reader

ISBN-10: 0631229760
ISBN-13: 9780631229766
Edition: 2008
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 7.00" wide x 6.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

The authors present a history of cross-cultural approaches to child-development. Recent articles examine diverse contexts of childhood in ecological, semiotic, and sociolinguistic terms. The book serves as an ideal text for anthropology courses focusing on childhood, as well as classes on development psychology.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Discovering Diversity in Childhood: Early Works
Introduction
Plasticity in Child Development
The Ethnography of Childhood
Childhood in the Trobriand Islands, Melanesia
Tallensi Childhood in Ghana
Continuities and Discontinuities in Cultural Conditioning
Infant Care: Cultural Variation in Parental Goals and Practices
Introduction
The Comparative Study of Parenting
Infant Care in the Kalahari Desert
Multiple Caregiving in the Ituri Forest
Fathers and Infants among Aka Pygmies
Swaddling, Cradleboards and the Development of Children
Talking and Playing with Babies: Ideologies of Child-Rearing
Attachment in Anthropological Perspective
An Experiment in Infant Care: Children of the Kibbutz
Early Childhood: Language Acquisition, Socialization, and Enculturation
Introduction
The Acquisition of Communicative Style in Japanese
Why African Children Are So Hard to Test
Autonomy and Aggression in the Three-Year-Old: The Utku Eskimo Case
Narrating Transgressions in U.S. and Taiwan
Child's Play in Italian Perspective
Discussione and Friendship in Italian Peer Culture
Middle and Later Childhood: Work, Play, Participation, and Learning
Introduction
Age and Responsibility
Child and Sibling Caregiving
Altruistic and Egoistic Behavior of Children in Six Cultures
Children's Daily Lives among the Yucatec Maya
Children's Work, Play, and Relationships among the Giriama of Kenya
Epilogue
Index

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