Catalogue by titles / A world of babies. Imagined childcare guides for seven societies

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PRACTICE ENG-006
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Title A world of babies. Imagined childcare guides for seven societies
Author DELOACHE Judy
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Date published/issue 00-00-2000
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher Cambridge University Press The Edinburg Building, Cambridge CB2 2RU
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Page 280
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ISBN 0 521 66264 8
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Country concerned AUSTRALIA
INDONESIA
TURKEY
UNITED STATES
Index Family-origin
Child-care
Free text Study on childcare which includes etnographic research of seven societies. This book emphasizes that people living in different parts of the world and at different historical times hold diverse beliefs about the nature and the nurturing of infants. The chapters are :If Dr. Spock were born in Bali: raising a world of babies ; A parenting manual, with words of advice for puritan mothers (on Puritans of Seventeeth-century Massachusetts) ; Luring your child into this life: a Beng path for infant care (Ivory Coast - West Africa) ; Gift from the gods : a balinese guide to early child rearing ; Making babies in a Turkish village ; Infants of the dreaming : a Walpiri guide to child care (an Australian aborigine group) ; The view from Wuro : a guide to child rearing for Fulani Parents (West and Central Africa) ; Never leave your little one alone : raising an Ifaluk Child (Micronesia).

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