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Nature and nurture : child rearing in northcentral Arnhem Land

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Nature and nurture : child rearing in northcentral Arnhem Land
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Nature and nurture : child rearing in northcentral Arnhem Land
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Based on field work at Maningrida, October/December 1967 and July/November 1968, emphasis on Ambara sub-community of Gidgingali; p.1-19; Affiliations of Gidgingali with Burara, Gunaidba, Gunwinggu, Rembarranga, Dangbon, Gungoragone, Gumauwurrk, Djinang, Wularki, Yaernungo, Nakara, Gunavidji, Walang & Maung, description of Maningrida Settlement, camp layout, maintenance of; ritual life, traditional marriage arrangements, traditional & present ecology, language - table of population by linguistic groups (Alawa, Dangbon, Gungoragone, Gumauwurrk, Rembarranga, Wularki, Gunwinggu, Djinang, Yaernungo, Walang, Gunavidji,; p.20-32; Preconditions of conception, conception beliefs, puberty ritual, pregnancy beliefs & food taboos, infanticide, childbirth; p.33-51; Birth to six months, infant care, gestural & vocal stimuli, mother/child relationship, adult/child contacts, analysis of child communication behaviour; p.52-73; Six to eighteen months, physical development, feeding, sickness beliefs, behavioural patterns; p.74-108A; Eighteen months to five years, weaning, sibling rivalry, composition of childrens groups, physical interactions between mothers and children 0-5 years, learning of kin terms; p.109-122; Five to nine years, boys and girls activities, foodgathering by girls, children as bridge in avoidance relationships; p.123-175; Pregnancy & birth beliefs in relation to population structure, abortion & infanticide as population controls, infant mortality rates, attitudes to child rearing, foodgathering methods, child motor development, intellectual & sensory; experience in the light of Piagets theory, acquisition of social behaviour concepts, influence of initiation & marriage on education; Appendix A - demography, household composition, marital status, fertility; Appendix B - one babys morning, (chronological events numbered to correspond with photographs in A.I.A.S. collection); plates show camp life & activities, postures of adults & children at Maningrida, initiation procession, preparation & dance for cockle song cycle, maps show location of settlement & locations of Anbara Beach & Top camps
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Hamilton, Annette
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1970
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M.A. Thesis - University of Sydney
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Nature and nurture : child rearing in northcentral Arnhem Land
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pls.; diag.; tbls.; map; Typescript; Restricted use
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M0043164
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193 p.
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  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying, closed quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
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6894
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0051787
Label
Nature and nurture : child rearing in northcentral Arnhem Land
Publication
Note
pls.; diag.; tbls.; map; Typescript; Restricted use
Control code
M0043164
Extent
193 p.
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Partial copying, closed quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
6894
System control number
0051787

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