Anthropology of Childhood and Youth: International and Historical Perspectives
By: Geoffrey Vitale (author)Paperback
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In Anthropology of Childhood and Youth, Geoffrey Vitale shows the ways in which people understand, raise, and educate children and youth differently from century to century and from country to country according to the culture, lifestyle, politics, and economics of their place of origin. He also introduces the reader to the manner in which professionals relate to these matters, with a focus on presenting an anthropological perspective.
Geoffrey Vitale is a former professor at the University of Quebec.
Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Chapter 1: The Ages of Man Chapter 2: Infanticide and Abandonment Chapter 3: Adoption and Oblation Chapter 4: Protecting Children: Foundling Hospitals and Orphanages Chapter 5: Education: Origins and Development Chapter 6: Education: Demographics and Dropouts Chapter 7: Child Trafficking Epilogue Bibliography Index
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