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How Eskimos keep their babies warm : and other adventures in parenting (from Argentina to Tanzania and everywhere in between) / Mei-Ling Hopgood.

Hopgood, Mei-Ling. (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: 292 p. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
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  • ISBN: 9781565129580 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 156512958X (pbk.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-292).
Contents: How Buenos Aires children go to bed late : sleeping arrangements -- How the French teach their children to love healthy food : the things kids will eat -- How Kenyans live without strollers : ingenious products -- How the Chinese potty train early : managing baby's bottom -- How Aka Pygmies are the best fathers in the world : paternal leave -- How Lebanese Americans keep their families close : on adoption -- How Tibetans cherish pregnancy : a prenatal paradise -- How the Japanese let their children fight : scaring kids straight -- How Polynesians play without parents : historic toys -- How Mayan villagers put their kids to work : the talents of tots -- How Asians learn to excel in school : grading the countries.
Summary: Hopgood discusses how cultural expectations and customs determine the way kids are raised--from how Kenyans live without strollers to how the Chinese potty train early.

Citation:

Hopgood, Mei-Ling. "How Eskimos keep their babies warm : and other adventures in parenting (from Argentina to Tanzania and everywhere in between)." Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.

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