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Erika Friedl

on. 5 The development of a community’s childhood concepts and child-rearing practices is an ongoing process that, for the necessity of brevity, I here will present as three historical stages from about 1870 to 2016. These periods have no firm

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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

Mexican emotional standard of child-rearing that promoted the individual cultivation of honor, the management of anger, and the use of fear as discipline, drawing on well-known European pedagogic theories on boyhood in late nineteenth-century Mexico

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Children's Sociality

The Civilizing Project in the Danish Kindergarten

Karen Fog Olwig

The increasing institutionalization of childhood in Western societies has generated concern in the social sciences regarding the disciplinary and regulating regimes of institutions and their presumed constraints on children's social interaction. This article argues that institutions for children can also enable such social interaction. Drawing on Norbert Elias's proposal that child rearing entails a civilizing project, this article contends that being 'not-yet-civilized' enables children to draw on a wide range of emotions and bodily expressions that are unavailable to adults. Through an analysis of life stories narrated by Danish youths, it is shown that common grounds of interaction were established in early childhood, allowing them to turn this adultconstructed institution into a place of their own where they could develop a sense of sociality.

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The Role of Small-Scale Farming in Familial Care

Reducing Work Risks Stemming from the Market Economy in Northeast Thailand

Shinsuke Tomita, Mario Ivan Lopez, and Yasuyuki Kono

Thailand households. First, this article assumes that childbearing, child-rearing, and care for the elderly are risks that diminish the value of labor as labor enters the market. It then examines how households manage such risks for people who are in the

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Diederik F. Janssen

in the period’s child-rearing periodicals, articulating what Nieto documents to be a “uniquely Mexican” standard in valuing emotionality pedagogically, a reckoning, Nieto shows, drawing on the towering work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Johann Heinrich

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Jessica Prioletta

, children tended to practice housekeeping and child-rearing tasks and they also explored family roles in their play. Gender Separation during Classroom Play Research shows that through early socialization in the family, the media, the nursery, and in peer

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The Evolution of 20 Years of Social Quality Thinking

childbearing and child-rearing are, to a certain extent, risks to their work and employability. Many migrant women are postponing childbearing because of the difficulty in combing motherhood and paid employment. Therefore, many infants who were born in Bangkok

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Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

social norms and inequalities. This study was motivated by my desire to learn about the challenges that rural “left-behind” girls were experiencing during lockdown and by my concern that some traditional rural child-rearing approaches that put girls at

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Shutting Down Sex

COVID-19, Sex and the Transformation of Singledom

Lara McKenzie

) similarly points to tensions in popular Japanese conceptions of marriage, noting a clear gap between ‘resilient social ideals’ envisioning marriage and family as the only acceptable settings for child-rearing and ‘lived realities’ of delayed or non

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Tuğçe Kayaal

wartime child-rearing practices of the Ottoman state in the early twentieth century. Good parenting started with the matching of a man and woman coming from the same ethnoreligious background. Ideally, they would be between the ages of eighteen and twenty