Judy DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb's book is just delightful. A World of Babies" is seven "childcare manuals" from the perspective of seven different societies around the world.
Judy DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb's book is just delightful. What a treat to read about the early child rearing practices in seven cultures around the world. The universals and the individual differences are just wonderful. This book should be a treat for all parents everywhere. T. Berry Brazelton, . It's the brainchild of a group of anthropologists, and you will be hard pressed to find something like this anywhere else. I found it fascinating how the different societies were so different, and yet many had common threads and beliefs.
The title of Judy DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb's. A World of Babies: Imagined. takes the format of the childcare guide of the later twentieth century and uses. it, albeit fictively to develop a series of guides for 'other' societies: the Puritans. Childcare Guidesfor Seven Societies. is somewhat perplexing. of seventeenth century Massachusetts; the Beng of Ivory Coast (West Africa); the Balinese of Indonesia; Muslim villagers in Turkey; the Walpiri (an.
Her chapter describes the Beng custom of festooning babies with jewelry, not just for decoration but as a way of enticing their spirits to stay in this world. These days, Graham and Gottlieb remain in touch with their Beng friends - despite time and distance and civil unrest - the way people everywhere do.
As the seven "child care manuals" in this book reveal, experts worldwide offer . Judy DeLoache is Professor of Psychology at the Beckman Institute fo. .
As the seven "child care manuals" in this book reveal, experts worldwide offer intriguingly different advice to new parents. A World of Babies brings alive infant care practices around the world in the form of baby and child care manuals "written" by members of seven real societies. Judy DeLoache is Professor of Psychology at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Alma Gottlieb is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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A World of Babies - This unusual compilation makes for much more fascinating reading than would a strict narrative about international child-rearing practices. Discover ideas about World View. A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Seven Societies. This is not from a Christian perspective but it is a FUN read plus really helped open my eyes to how we take care of our babies is directly related to our world view.
A World of Babies provides terrific and vivid personal examples reminding us of the importance of family . In DeLoache, Judy S. and Gottlieb, Alma (ed., A world of babies: Imagined childcare guides for seven societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 199–220.
A World of Babies provides terrific and vivid personal examples reminding us of the importance of family, culture, history and context in children’s lives in today’s globalizing world. Thomas S. Weisner - University of California, Los Angeles, and co-author of Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children. 50)Leach, Penelope (1977).
As the seven childcare 'manuals' in this book reveal, experts worldwide offer intriguingly different advice to new parents. 24x15cm, xv,280 pp Contents: If Dr. Spock were born in Bali : raising a world of babies, Judy S. DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb - A parenting manual, with words of advice for Puritan mothers, Debbie Reese - Luring your child into this life : a Beng path for infant care, Alma Gottlieb - Gift from the gods : a.
Here are the childcare guides to a variety of imagined societies crossing cultural boundaries.