ERIC Number: ED200312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Life Style Study: Children of the Lesser World in the English-Speaking Caribbean. Volume I: Literature in Retrospect.
Grant, D. R. B.
This literature review focuses on the conditions of life and aspects of the behavior of people in areas of the English-speaking Caribbean. The review is based on books, reports and papers which discuss broad features of sociological problems, the impact of academic changes on individuals and the consequences these changes have on people's socioeconomic status. Additionally, the review identifies similarities and differences in living conditions on the islands and attempts to ascertain the relationshiP between these conditions and the development of children. Other topics discussed include family patterns, parental roles, marital status and behavior, feeding and nutrition, separation from and abandonment of children, values and attitudes, discipline of children, play and early stimulation, provisions for "educare" and protection, and legislation relating to children and families. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bernard Van Leer Foundation for Early Childhood Education (CECE), Kingston, Jamaica.
Identifiers: Caribbean Islands; Superstition
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