Table of contents for Anthropology and child development : a cross-cultural reader / edited by Robert LeVine and Rebecca S. New.

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General Introduction
Part I. Discovering Diversity in Childhood: The First Half of the 20th Century.
Chapter 1. Plasticity in Child Development. 
Franz Boas, Instability of Human Types (2052 words)
Citation: In Gustave Spiller, Ed. (1912). Papers on Interracial Problems Communicated to the First Universal Races Conference Held at the University of London, July 26-29, 1911. Boston, MA: Ginn & Co, pp. 99-103.
Chapter 2. Margaret Mead: The Ethnography of Childhood.
Mead, Samoan Children at Work and Play (1398)
Citation: Natural History, November/December 1928, pp. 103-104. (Leave out plate on 105).
Mead, Age Patterning in Personality Development 
Citation: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1947, 17:232-236.
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Chapter 3. Childhood in the Trobriand Islands, Melanesia.
Selections from Malinowski, The Sexual Life of Savages (4016).
Citation: Bronislaw Malinowski (1929). The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia.
London: George Routledge & Sons, pp. 14-19, 44-51.
Chapter 4. Tallensi Childhood in Ghana.
Selections from Fortes on Taleland. (6321)
Citation: Meyer Fortes (1938). Social and Psychological Aspects of Education in Taleland. Supplement to Africa, Vol 11, No. 4. London: Oxford University Press, pp. 10-17 (as marked), 27-39 (as marked), 42-44 (as marked). (Leave out plates on two pages.)
Chapter 5. Continuities & Discontinuities in Cultural Conditioning.
 Citation: Ruth Benedict (1938). Continuities and Discontinuities in Cultural Conditioning, Psychiatry 1: 161-167.
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Part II. Infant Care: Cultural Variation in Parental Goals and Practices.
Chapter 6. The Comparative Study of Infant Care.
Citation: Robert A. LeVine, Suzanne Dixon, Sarah E. LeVine, Amy Richman, Constance Keefer, P. Herbert Liederman and T. Berry Brazelton (1994). Child Care and Culture: Lessons from Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 7-21.
Chapter 7. Infant Care in the Kalahari Desert.
Citation: Melvin J. Konner (1977). Infancy among the Kalahari Desert San In P. Herbert Liederman, Steven Tulkin and Anne Rosenfeld, Eds. (1977). Culture and Infancy. New York: Academic Press, pp. 287-293 (as marked), 321-328. (2920)
Chapter 8. Multiple Caregiving in the Ituri Forest.
Citation: Edward Z. Tronick, Gilda A. Morelli and Steve Winn (1987). Multiple caretaking of Efe (Pygmy) Infants. American Anthropologist 89: 96-106. (5777)
Chapter 9. Fathers and Infants among Aka Pygmies.
Citation: Barry S. Hewlett (1992). Husband-Wife Reciprocity and Father-Infant Relationship among Aka Pygmies. In B. Hewlett, Ed. Father-Child Relations: Cultural and Biosocial Contexts. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. (5292).
Chapter 10. Swaddling, Cradleboards and the Development of Children. (8503)
Citation: James S. Chisholm (1978). Swaddling, cradleboards and the development of children. Early Human Development 2/3: 255-275.
Chapter 11. Talking and Playing with Babies:Ideologies of Child Rearing. (6660) 
Citation: Catherine Snow, Akke de Blauw and Ghislaine Van Roosmalen (1979). Talking and playing with babies: the role of ideologies of child-rearing. In Margaret Bullowa, Ed. Before Speech: the Beginning of Interpersonal Communication. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 269-288. 
Chapter 12. Attachment Re-Examined in Anthropological Perspective. (9791)
Citation: R. LeVine and Karin Norman, The infant?s acquisition of culture: early attachment reexamined in anthropological perspective. In Holly Mathews and Carmella Moore, Eds. (2001). The Psychology of Cultural Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press , pp. 83-104.
Chapter 13. An Experiment in Infant Care: Children of the Kibbutz. (about 14,000 words).
Citation: Melford E. Spiro and Audrey G. Spiro, (1975). Chapter 6, Infancy, Children of the Kibbutz, Revised Edition. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press
Part II word count (minus chapter 11): 45,121
Part III. Early Childhood: Language Acquisition, Socialization and Enculturation.
Chapter 14. The Acquisition of Communicative Style in Japanese. (9609)
Citation: Patricia Clancy (1986). The acquisition of communicative style in Japanese. In Bambi Schieffelin and Elinor Ochs, Eds. Language Socialization Across Cultures. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 213-234 (as marked), 246-250 (as marked).
Chapter 15. Why African Children Are So Hard to Test. (2891)
Citation: Sara Harkness and Charles Super (1977). Why African children are so hard to test. In Leonore L. Adler, Ed. Issues in Cross-Cultural Research. New York: The New York Academy of Sciences pp. 326-331.
Chapter 16. Autonomy and Aggression in the Three-Year-Old: The Utku Eskimo Case. (7420)
Citation: Jean Briggs (1972). The issues of autonomy and aggression in the three-year-old: The Utku Eskimo case. Seminars in Psychiatry Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 317- 329.
Chapter 17. Narrating Transgressions in U.S. and Taiwan. (9799)
Citation: Peggy Miller, Todd Sandel, Chung-Hui Liang and Heidi Fung (2001). Narrating transgressions in Longwood: the discourses, meanings and paradoxes of an American socializing practice. Ethos 29: 159-186 (as marked).
Chapter 18. Child?s Play in Italian Perspective. (9600)
Citation: Rebecca New (1994). In Jaipaul Roopnarine, James Johnson and Frank Hooper, Eds. Children?s Play in Diverse Cultures. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, pp. 123-147. 
Chapter 19. Discussione and Friendship in Italian Peer Culture. (9330)
Citation: William Corsaro and Thomas Rizzo (1988). Discussione and friendship: socialization processes in the peer culture of Italian nursery school children. American Sociological Review 53: 879-894.
Part III word count: 48,649
Part IV. Middle and Later Childhood: Work, Play, Participation, Learning.
Chapter 20. Age and Responsibility . 
Citation: Rogoff, Barbara, M. J. Sellers, S. Pirrotta, N. Fox, and S. H. White (1975). Age of assignment of roles and responsibilities to children: a cross-cultural survey. Human Development 18: 353-369. (6748)
Chapter 21. Child and Sibling Caregiving.
Citation: Thomas Weisner and Ronald Gallimore (1977). My brother?s keeper: child and sibling caretaking. Current Anthropology 18: 169-173 (as marked), 176 (as marked), 180 (as marked). (4040) 
Chapter 22. Altruistic & Egoistic Behavior of Children in Six Cultures. (5473)
Citation: John W. M. Whiting and Beatrice Blyth Whiting (1973). Altruistic and egoistic behavior in six cultures. In Laura Nader and Thomas W. Maretzki, Eds. Cultural Illness and Health: Essays in Human Adaptation. Washington, DC: American Anthropological Association, pp. 56-89.
Chapter 23. Children?s Daily Lives among the Yucatec Maya.
 Citation: Suzanne Gaskins (2000). Children?s daily activities in a Mayan village: A culturally grounded description. Cross-Cultural Research 34: 375-389.
Chapter 24. Children?s Work, Play and Relationships among the Giriama of Kenya.
Citation: Martha Wenger (1989). Work, play and social relationships among children in a Giriama community. In Deborah Belle, Ed., Children?s Social Networks and Social Supports. New York: Wiley Interscience.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Socialization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Child development -- Cross-cultural studies.
Children -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies.
Child rearing -- Cross-cultural studies.