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Author Lancy, David F.

Title Playing on the mother-ground : cultural routines for children's development / David F. Lancy.

Published New York : Guilford press, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.231 LANC GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Culture and human development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-230) and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. Studying Child Development in Kpelle Society --Ch. 2. Cultural Routines for Children's Development --Ch. 3. The Research Setting -- Ch. 4. Kpelle Work --Ch. 5. Parents, Children, and Make-Believe -- Ch. 6. Games and Models -- Ch. 7. Dances, Songs, Stories, Proverbs, and the Acquisition of Values -- Ch. 8. Children's Work -- Ch. 9. Apprenticeship and Bush School as Formal Education -- Ch. 10. The Kwii Way.
Subject Children, Kpelle -- Education.
Children, Kpelle -- Games.
Children, Kpelle -- Cultural assimilation.
Learning, Psychology of.
Child development -- Liberia -- Gbarngasuakwelle.
Child psychology -- Liberia -- Gbarngasuakwelle.
Gbarngasuakwelle (Liberia) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 1572302151 (pbk.)
1572301422 (acid-free paper)