- Häftad (Paperback)
- Antal sidor
- New e.
- Cambridge University Press
- Levine, Sarah / Dixon, Suzanne / Richman, Amy / Leiderman, P. Herbert / Keefer, Constance H. / Brazelton, T. Berry
- 27d.M. 18halftones
- 228 x 158 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 49:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
- 521 g
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Child Care and Culture
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"Child Care and Culture provides an outstanding model for how to bring population-level cultural or ethnic variation into the study of parenting and human development not only in far-off places like Africa, but everywhere." Thomas S. Weisner, Contemporary Psychology
"This book presents not only a wealth of investigation and description about infancy in East Africa, but raises questions about the very foundations of human consciousness...Child Care and Culture provides an interesting and provocative look at American theories in contrast with Gusii practices, and expands concepts of the meaning of early human experience to life in each society." The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
"This well-written and engaging book provides a glimpse into this world and how it has changed over the past 40 years....Child Care and Culture is a valuable and provocative book. It describes an important project and raises interesting questions about the nature and course of human development. Finally, the authors are to be commended for conducting a project that has contributed in both scholarly and humanitarian ways." Mary Gauvain, Mind, Culture, and Activity
"Child Care and Culture provides an outsatnding model for how to bring population-level cultural or ethnic variation into the study of parenting and human development..." Thomas S. Weisner, Contemporary Psychology
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Foreword; List of tables and figures; Preface; Part I. African Infancy: Frameworks For Understanding: 1. The comparative study of child care; 2. Infant care in subsaharan Africa; Part II. Parenthood Among The Gusii of Kenya: 3. Gusii culture: A person-centered perspective; 4. Gusii fertility, marriage, and family; 5. Pregnancy and birth: Part III. Infant Care and Development in a Gusii Community: 6. Infant care: Cultural norms and interpersonal environment; 7. Survival and health: The priorities of parents; 8. Communication and social learning during infancy; 9. Variations in infant interaction: Illustrative cases: Part IV. Interpretations: 10. Early child development in an African context: Comparative lessons; Appendices; References.