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Growing Up in a Culture of Respect: Child Rearing in Highland Peru

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Far from the mainstream of society, the pastoral community of Chillihuani in the high Peruvian Andes rears children who are well-adjusted, creative, and curious. They exhibit superior social and cognitive skills and maintain an attitude of respect for all life as they progress smoothly from childhood to adulthood without a troubled adolescence. What makes such child-rearing success even more remarkable is that "childhood" is not recognized as a distinct phase of life. Instead, children assume adult rights and ...

Growing Up in a Culture of Respect: Child Rearing in Highland Peru 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292712980

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