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From Enskillment to Houses of Learning

Stephanie Bunn

This article is an exploration of how the interdisciplinary relationship between art and anthropology can contribute to teaching anthropology in schools. The argument is made that through practical engagement with the environment - whether 'natural', social or built - one can develop important and complementary approaches to teaching and thinking about anthropology. Three specific areas of activity are examined: skill and practical work with materials, doing children's ethnographies and 'playing house'. The author draws upon her own experience of working both as an artist and an anthropologist.

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A Brief History of Childhood in Boir Ahmad, Iran

Erika Friedl

remembered it in the 1980s, finding this memory funny, too. Girls playedhouse’ and ‘cooking’, preferably ‘alone with others’, as they said: squatting next to each other, each worked in her own house, delineated by mud walls and pebbles, and all were talking

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The Paradox of Gender Performativity in Winnie-the-Pooh

Krishnapriya Kamalakshan and Sumathy K. Swamy

, like a boy playing house or a girl playing a pirate, it is more often than not discouraged by adults. The child is then nudged toward the “right” kind of play for them. Girls may be praised for wearing a pretty dress, but may be discouraged from

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

. Made to Play House: Dolls and the Commercialization of American Girlhood , 1830 – 1930 . New Haven, MA : Yale University Press . Forman-Brunell , Miriam , and Jennifer Dawn Whitney . 2015 . Doll Studies: The Many Meanings of Girls’ Toys and

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Unequal Education in Preschool

Gender at Play

Jessica Prioletta

female peers and their ideas. While children may exhibit caring capacities at the kitchen center as they tend to a baby or model caring relations between parents as they play house, such skills can also be supported in other spaces, such as the blocks

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Harvey's 1593 ‘To Be and Not To Be’

The Authorship and Date of the First Quarto of Hamlet

Dennis McCarthy

playing house on Nightingale Lane in East Smithfield, which is in the suburb just east of the city, near the Tower of London. 49 He refers to Philip Henslowe's record of a performance ‘in fleatstreat pryuat’, but again this is likely a reference to a