Anthropology and Child Development

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A Cross-Cultural Reader

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This unprecedented collection of articles is an introduction to the study of cultural variations in childhood across the world and to the theoretical frameworks for investigating and interpreting them.<br /> <ul class=”noindent”> <li>Presents a history of cross-cultural approaches to child-development<br /> </li> <li>Recent articles examine diverse contexts of childhood in ecological, semiotic, and sociolinguistic terms<br /> </li> <li>Includes ethnographic studies of childhood in the Pacific, Africa, Latin America, East Asia, Europe and North America<br /> </li> <li>Illuminates the process through which people become the bearers of culturally/historically specific identities<br /> </li> <li>Serves as an ideal text for anthropology courses focusing on childhood, as well as classes on development psychology</li> </ul>

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