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ERIC Number: EJ552792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4056
The Cultural Context of Infant Caregiving.
Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan; Gonzalez-Mena, Janet
Childhood Education, v74 n1 p2-8 Fall 1997
Describes the significance of culture in infant care. Questions the universality of child development theory and research findings. Discusses cultural issues related to sleeping routines, including co-sleeping arrangements, the role of cultural elders or expert specialists, consequences of co-sleeping, and using an evolutionary, cross-cultural, historical, and medical research perspective to help early childhood students reflect on their own practices. (KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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