Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

by

Write The First Customer Review

The social contexts in which children develop have transformed over recent decades, but also over millennia. Modern parenting practices have diverged greatly from ancestral practices, which included natural childbirth, extensive and on-demand breastfeeding, constant touch, responsiveness to the needs of the child, free play in nature with multiple-aged playmates, and multiple adult caregivers. Only recently have scientists begun to document the outcomes for the presence or absence of such parenting practices, but early ...

Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199964253

Hardcover

Select