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Title The child : an encyclopedic companion / editor in chief, Richard A. Shweder ; editors Thomas R. Bidell ... [et al.]
Publisher info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009
 Reference  HQ767.84 .C55 2009    LIB USE ONLY
CALL # HQ767.84 .C55 2009
Description xxxvii, 1105 p. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 1055-1058) and index
Contents "Imagining each other" essays. How a green race car helped Randy cope with asthma -- Learning to weave in a Maya community -- Formality and fun in kinship relations among the Gusii -- Muslim children with autism learn to pray -- Perfecting gender in a New England boarding school -- Marks make the man in Kenya -- Aía ke ola i nā kūpuna: family-based care in native Hawaiian culture -- Launching a reproductive career in Kenya -- Empowering girls in Sierra Leone: initiation into the Bondo society -- Growing up hearing in a deaf family -- Literacy without schooling among the Vai of Liberia -- Trial by fire: emotional socialization among Canadian Inuit -- The parenting style of a Turkish reformer -- Memories of childhood on an Israeli kibbutz -- A far-flung fairy tale: beauty and the beast -- Learning to like chili peppers -- Treating Hmong children in America: two case studies -- Educated at home in the United States -- Summer camp for diabetic children: a stigma-free zone -- Our language: a friendship that transcended linguistic and cultural borders -- The luminous books of childhood -- Counting on the body: arithmetic learning in Oksapmin culture -- A Hindu Brahman boy is born again -- The color brown -- Italian children and the mysterious La Befana -- Learning to fictionalize in the Black Belt of Alabama -- Some prodigious pretenders -- Girls as adversarial virtuosos -- Using rap to re-create a Southern heritage -- An African American grandmother combats racial hatred -- Early childhood education in Japan -- The school of the republic: Muslim girls' dress and identities in French public schools -- Parents as deities in Hindu family life -- To know shame is to be near courage: moral socialization in Taipei -- Children as family caregivers in Mexico -- Dream interpretation in the Amazon -- On infants sleeping alone -- The mathematical life of Brazilian street children -- Tourette syndrome in Indian Ayurvedic medical practice -- A refugee's childhood in the West Bank -- Work before play for Yucatec Maya children
Subject(s) Children -- Encyclopedias
Other author(s) Shweder, Richard A
Bidell, Thomas R
ISBN(s) 0226475395 (alk. paper)
9780226475394 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 264667700
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