Childhood in contemporary cultures / edited by Margaret Mead and Martha Wolfenstein.

; Wolfenstein, Martha, 1911-1976
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1955.

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Other Authors Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978.
Wolfenstein, Martha, 1911-1976.
Subjects Child.
Children -- Cross-cultural studies.
Description xi, 473 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1955.
Notes First-<4th> impressions (1955-<1960>): 473 pages, 24 cm.; <7th-12th> impressions (<1964-1974> and 1963 (6th?) impression: 471 pages, 21 cm. The only differences are the size and that the earlier impressions have a separate leaf (p. [463-464]) with the word "Index."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Fourteen essays illustrate a number of ways in which children can be studied and show how materials made by, for, or about children, can be analyzed for the better understanding of child-rearing.
Contents Part I. Cultural approaches to the study of childhood -- Theoretical setting (1954) / Margaret Mead -- Continuities and discontinuities in cultural conditioning (1938) / Ruth Benedict -- Theoretical approach (1941) / Geoffrey Gorer -- Part II. Observational studies -- Children and ritual in Bali / Margaret Mead -- Balinese children's drawing / Jane Belo -- Children and music in Bali / Colin McPhee -- French parents take their children to the park / Martha Wolfenstein -- The place of book-learning in traditional Jewish culture / Mark Zborowski -- Part III. Child-rearing literature -- Early nineteenth-century American literature on child rearing / Robert Sunley -- Fun morality : an analysis of recent American child-training literature / Martha Wolfenstein -- Child-training ideals in a postrevolutionary context : Soviet Russia / Margaret Mead and Elena Calas -- Parents and children : an analysis of contemporary German child-care and youth-guidance literature / Rhoda Métraux -- Part IV. Fantasies for and about children -- "Tootle" : a modern cautionary tale / David Riesman -- "Jack and the beanstalk" : an American version / Martha Wolfenstein -- "Monkey" : a Chinese children's classic -- A portrait of the family in German juvenile fiction / Rhoda Métraux -- The image of the child in contemporary films / Marth Wolfenstein -- Part V. t Children's imaginative productions -- French children's paintings / Martha Wolfenstein -- The consequences of wrongdoing : an analysis of story completions by German children / Rhoda Métraux -- Sex differences in the play configurations of American pre-adolescents / Erik H. Erikson -- Part VI. Interviews with parents and children -- Some variants in moral training of children / Martha Wolfenstein -- Differential patterns of social outlook and personality in family and children / Else Frenkel-Brunswik -- Part VII. Clinical studies -- French and American children as seen by a French child analyst / Françoise Dolto -- Two types of Jewish mothers / Martha Wolfenstein.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)260675
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