RE: (SACC-L) infant /Child rearing practices
- A great idea! A book I would suggest is not on child care practices but on
traditions surrounding childbirth. BIRTH IN FOUR CULTURES: A Crosscultural
Investigation of Childbirth in Yucatan, Holland, Sweden and the U.S. Waveland
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infant /Child rearing practicesAnn --
I would suggest the book "A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for
Seven Societies" by Judy DeLoache and Alma Gottlieb (2000, Cambridge Univ.
Press). And I think that's a great idea for a shower!
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Subject: [SACC-L] infant /Child rearing practices
I got the following request from a College co-worker who is not an
"Will you help me with a personal matter? I am planning a baby shower for
a friend. As a treat for the guests, I'd like to share some baby
customs/traditions from around the world. These could include new baby
traditions, welcoming customs, parenting practices, etc. Can you suggest a
source for this information? Any help you could offer would be greatly
I'm a physical anthropologist, and at something of a loss.
I know that this is the realm of psychological anthropology, and that it
pretty well begn with Benedict and Mead. But there are also lots of more
recent sources, too. Can anyone help me ( and her) out? Thanks!
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