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Title Culture and Early Interactions
Published London : Psychology Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (285 pages)
Series Psychology Revivals
Psychology revivals.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; I CULTURAL CONTEXTS; 1. Residence Patterns and the Environment of Mother-Infant Interaction Among the Navajo; Introduction; Methodological Issues in Assessing the Effect of the Social Context on Early Interactions; Assessing the Effect of the Social Context on Mother-Infant Interaction Among the Navajo; The Social Context of Navajo and Anglo-American Residence Patterns; Effect of the Social Context on Navajo and Anglo Mother-Infant Interaction
3. Mother-Infant Interactions Among Lower SES Black, Cuban, Puerto Rican and South American ImmigrantsIntroduction; Historical Background and Cultural Values; Method of Study; Discussion; References; 4. Middle Class Differences in the Mother-Child Interaction and the Child's Cognitive Development; Method; Results Age Level Analyses; Developmental Changes; Discussion; References; III CULTURAL VALUES; 5. Father-Mother-Infant Interaction in the Newborn Period: A German-American Comparison; Method; Procedure; Results; Discussion; References
6. A Comparison of Anglo, Hopi, and Navajo Mothers and InfantsMethod; Results; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 7. Maternal Rhythmicity in Three American Cultures; Group Differences in Maternal Rhythmicity; Relationships Between Infant Averting and Maternal Rhythmicity; References; 8. Mother-Infant Interaction Among the Gusii of Kenya; Introduction; Method of Study; Results; Discussion; References; IV GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL STATUS OF INFANTS; 9. Infant and Caretaker Behavior as Mediators of Nutritional and Social Intervention in the Barrios of Bogota; Design of the Bogata Study
The Effect of the Social Context on Navajo Nuclear and Extended Family Children's Fear of StrangersSummary and Conclusions; References; 2. Social Context in Caregiver-Infant Interaction: A Film Study of Fais and the United States; Introduction; Physical Geography of Fais Island; Demography; Childbirth, Childrearing, and Adoption; Aims and Methods; Cross-Cultural Comparisons; Social Context Analyses; Discussion; Use of Existing Ethnographic Film; References; II CULTURAL AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
The Effects of InterventionDiscussion; Conclusion; References; 10. Early Interactions in the Marquesas Islands; Introduction; Ethnographic Background; Marquesan Views of Development; Descriptions of Infancy; Film Study Methodology; Patterns of Interaction; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 11. Age-Related Changes in Attachment Behavior in Polymatrically Reared Infants: The Kenyan Gusii; Introduction; Selection of Attachment Behavioral Indices; Social and Cultural Context; Discussion; References; V METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Summary In the late 1960s, after a period of intense acceleration of the pace of research on human infancy, a number of investigators - some anthropologists, some psychologists, some psychiatrists and paediatricians, and even a few ethologists - developed the conviction that certain contributions to the understanding of infancy would come from, and perhaps only come from, cross-cultural and cross-population studies. This book, originally published in 1981, represents part of the first fruit of that conviction, and its impressive range of chapters justifies not only the belief itself but also
Notes 12. The Cross-Cultural Study of Early Interaction: Implications from Research on Culture and Cognition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Mother and child -- Cross-cultural studies.
Mother and child.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Field, Tiffany M
Leiderman, P. Herbert.
Sostek, Anita Miller.
Vietze, Peter
ISBN 1315765659