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What Industrial Societies Get Wrong About Childhood

Karen L. Kramer , November 18th, 2021


[no-caption] ER Productions Limited Each year across the world, kids of roughly the same age are packed into classrooms and confined to desks with the intent of learning…


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Sun Sun Lim on her book, Transcendent Parenting

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Interview by Kevin Laddapong https://global.oup.com/academic/product/transcendent-parenting-9780190088989?cc=us&lang=en&# Kevin Laddapong: In Transcendent Parenting, you argue t…


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Methods of Motherhood: The Borderlands of Scholarship, Motherhood, and Trauma

Trauma and Resilience , August 13th, 2019


Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Melinda González. She is a PhD Candidate at Louisiana State University in the department of Geography and Anthropology, pursuing a doctorate in Anthropology. She is…


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New Zealand-born and internationally raised

lorenagibson , February 14th, 2018


I am delighted to welcome writer Cileme Venkateswar to anthropod. This is the third post in my series on doing fieldwork with kids, and in it Cileme (who…


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Doing fieldwork with kids: Part II

lorenagibson , January 16th, 2018


Thanks to some amazing role models in the School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University, where I studied, I have always known that it is possible…


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Of Diapers, Potties and Split Pants

Alma Gottlieb , November 20th, 2017


Understanding Toilet Training around the World May Help Parents Relax I recently published a piece on The Conversation about toilet training in a global context.  You can read the…


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It’s Not Just Your Parents’ Fault

Ian Pollock , November 1st, 2017


Did you know that your mind is a cesspit of anger, and fear, and unresolved moments from your childhood? It’s not just you. Apparently everyone is living in…


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Do All African Immigrants Arrive Sick, Desperate, and Empty-Handed on the Shores of Europe? Ask Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg!

Alma Gottlieb , August 13th, 2017


The lives, status, and image of immigrants may constitute the single-most urgent human issue of our time.  In an arresting and captivating new study of Cameroonian mothers now…


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How do you raise a child? Insights from a World of Babies

aaaguestcontributor , May 12th, 2017


How do you raise a child?  Ask any mother, and she’ll offer a long list of things you should do–and shouldn’t do.  Not only will three mothers share…


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Enter to Win a Free Copy of “A World of Babies”–Deadline, Jan. 12, 2017!

Alma Gottlieb , January 8th, 2017


Win a free copy of “A World of Babies”! To celebrate the official publication of the book, which is January 2017, our publisher is sponsoring an Amazon Giveaway….


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The Story behind “A World of Babies”

Alma Gottlieb , December 10th, 2016


Interested in learning some behind-the-scenes stories about how “A World of Babies” came into existence? Check out a new interview with my co-editor, Judy DeLoache, and me in…


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On the Backs of Other Mothers

Carie Little Hersh , November 3rd, 2016


I had no idea I was singing the saddest song about motherhood of all time. It all started when I became curious about a lullaby my grandmother used…


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When Nature Has to Conform to Culture: Highly Sensitive People in a Nonsensitive Culture

Carie Little Hersh , August 19th, 2016


Elaine Aron’s book The Highly Sensitive Person was like my own personal Da Vinci Code—riveting, compelling, and totally solved a mystery about myself I didn’t know existed. My…


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The emotional toll of masculinity

Rhiannon Mosher , August 1st, 2016


This personal essay published in the Washington Post’s Parenting section, provides a lot of insight into the powerful norms and ideals of masculinity in (North) American society. In…


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When Worlds Collide: A tale of parenting and an optimistic undergraduate

lorenagibson , June 28th, 2016


I am pleased to welcome guest blogger Jess Thompson to anthropod. In this post Jess shares her experiences of being a parent and university student, adding to our…


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Doing the squiggly writing – a guest blog post

lorenagibson , June 22nd, 2016


I am delighted to welcome guest blogger Charlotte Weston, who agreed to write this piece following my earlier post on Doing fieldwork with kids: Part I. These posts…


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Doing fieldwork with kids: Part I

lorenagibson , June 11th, 2016


Recently I started a new research project looking at the social impacts of three Sistema-inspired orchestral music education programmes operating in low decile schools in the Wellington region,…


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Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016


Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…


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Disposable Vs. Reusable Diapers

Emily , January 19th, 2016


Did you know? In the U.S. nearly four million babies are born every year. Each of those babies is likely to use up to 8,000 throwaway diapers before…


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Disposable Vs. Reusable Diapers

Emily , January 19th, 2016


Did you know? In the U.S. nearly four million babies are born every year. Each of those babies is likely to use up to 8,000 throwaway diapers before…


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Disposable Vs. Reusable Diapers

Emily , January 19th, 2016


Did you know? In the U.S. nearly four million babies are born every year. Each of those babies is likely to use up to 8,000 throwaway diapers before…


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Disposable Vs. Reusable Diapers

Emily , January 19th, 2016


Did you know? In the U.S. nearly four million babies are born every year. Each of those babies is likely to use up to 8,000 throwaway diapers before…


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Teenagers on social media in southeast Italy – quantitative data

Razvan Nicolescu , December 14th, 2015


In this blog post I will take a look to the quantitative data from my fieldwork, discussing some findings from a questionnaire I conducted with students in their…


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Online relationships with strangers can be ‘purer’ than with offline friends

Xin Yuan Wang , October 26th, 2015


“Internet dog” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia. As illustrated in the cartoon ‘On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog’, published by The New Yorker in 1993, the…


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