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Title:Infancy in Uganda: infant care and the growth of love
Author:Ainsworth, Mary D. SalterISNI
Year:1967
Pages:471
Language:English
City of publisher:Baltimore Md.
Publisher:The Johns Hopkins press
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:infants
Ganda (Uganda)
traditional education
Abstract:The author studied the development of a sample of Ganda infants while associated with the East African Institute of Social Research in Kampala (Uganda) in 1954-1955. The author describes the methods of infant care used by the Ganda during the first 15 months of a child's life and considers the effects of these methods on the child's psychosocial development. Part 1 deals chiefly with purposes and procedures. Part 2 gives a description of Ganda methods of infant care, contemporary and ancient, and the babies' response to them. Part 3 consists entirely of case studies - descriptions of the individual babies and their families. Part 4 is concerned with the psychology of infant development, focusing on the growth of attachment of the infant to its mother and to other members of the household.
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