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Contents 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. Chapter total: words . 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. (4351) Citation: Ruth Benedict (1938). Continuities and Discontinuities in Cultural Conditioning, Psychiatry 1: 161-167. Part I word count: Part II. Infant Care: Cultural Variation in Parental Goals and Practices. Chapter 6. The Comparative Study of Infant Care. (6178). 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. References
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.