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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.

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  • ISBN: 9781565129580 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 156512958X (pbk.)
  • Description: 292 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,

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  • 11 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-292).
Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Parenting > Cross-cultural studies.
Parent and child > Cross-cultural studies.