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Women, Family, and Child Care in India: A World in Transition
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Field methods and longitudinal research in Bhubaneswar 3. The patrifocal family: growing up female in the Old Town 4. Variations and transpositions: being a wife, mother,Expand
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Women, Education, And Family Structure In India
Introduction and Theoretical Overview (Carol C. Mukhopadhyay and Susan Seymour. ) * Education And The Patrifocal Family Social Change or Social Reform: Women, Education, and Family inExpand
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Environmental Change, Family Adaptations, and Child Development: Longitudinal Research in India
John and Beatrice Whiting provided both the research tools and the theoretical framework for the author’s longitudinal study of children and their families in a rapidly changing town in India. ThisExpand
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“It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”: Attachment Theory and Multiple Child Care in Alor, Indonesia, and in North India
The African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,”1 expresses an underlying truth. Most societies around the world do not expect mothers, or parents, to rear children alone. Mothers andExpand
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Family Structure, Marriage, Caste and Class, and Women's Education: Exploring the Linkages in an Indian Town1
More than a century has passed since the introduction of Westem-style schooling2 for women in India. In fact, since the late 19th century there has been a rapid spread of such schooling throughoutExpand
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Multiple Caretaking of Infants and Young Children: An Area in Critical Need of a Feminist Psychological Anthropology
Multiple caretaking of infants and young children, although nearly universal, remains controversial in the United States. Why? This article addresses that question by first reviewing some of theExpand
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Child Care in India: An Examination of the “Household Size/Infant Indulgence” Hypothesis
This article provides an intracultural examination of John Whiting’s “household size and infant indulgence” hypothesis. Inspired by Ruth H. Munroe and Robert L. Munroe’s effort to replicate Whiting’sExpand
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