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The Resource Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures in parenting, Jennifer Traig

Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures in parenting, Jennifer Traig

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Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures in parenting
Title
Act natural
Title remainder
a cultural history of misadventures in parenting
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Traig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From a distinctive, inimitable voice, a wickedly funny and fascinating romp through the strange, and often contradictory history of Western parenting"--
  • Why do we read our kids fairy tales about homicidal stepparents? Exhausted, frazzled, and at sea after the birth of her two children, Traig began to interrogate the traditional parenting advice she'd been conditioned to accept at face value. The result is a deft-- and hilarious-- dissection of the history of Western parenting, moving from ancient Rome to Puritan New England to the Dr. Spock craze of mid-century America. Have our techniques actually evolved into something better? Or are we still just scrambling in the dark? -- adapted from jacket
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PUL
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Traig, Jennifer
Dewey number
306.874002/07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ755.8
LC item number
.T723 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parenting
  • Child rearing
  • Social history
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Social history
Label
Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures in parenting, Jennifer Traig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Act natural -- Look busy: on outsourcing -- The second coming: on childbirth -- You're doing it wrong: advice manuals through the ages -- Nasty, brutish, and short: the first three years -- Tooth and nail: feeding and fighting -- All the world's a stage: acting your age -- I know you are but what am I?: sibling conflict -- Kids today: on discipline -- Use your words: children's books -- Lullaby and good night: sleep -- Afterword: Second nature
Control code
on1031341868
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780062469809
Lccn
2018022056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1031341868
Label
Act natural : a cultural history of misadventures in parenting, Jennifer Traig
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Act natural -- Look busy: on outsourcing -- The second coming: on childbirth -- You're doing it wrong: advice manuals through the ages -- Nasty, brutish, and short: the first three years -- Tooth and nail: feeding and fighting -- All the world's a stage: acting your age -- I know you are but what am I?: sibling conflict -- Kids today: on discipline -- Use your words: children's books -- Lullaby and good night: sleep -- Afterword: Second nature
Control code
on1031341868
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780062469809
Lccn
2018022056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1031341868

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