Child Survival

Anthropological Perspectives on the Treatment and Maltreatment of Children

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ISBN: 978-1-55608-029-6 (Print) 978-94-009-3393-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. The Cultural Politics of Child Survival

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      Pages 1-29

      The Cultural Politics of Child Survival

  3. Population, Fertility, and Child Survival

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-58

      Birth Planning in Rural China: A Cultural Account

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      Pages 59-70

      Fertility Change, Child Survival, and Child Development: Observations on a Rural Kenyan Community

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      Pages 71-92

      Food Taboos and Child Survival: A Case Study from the Coral Sea

  4. Infanticide: Culturally Sanctioned Child Abuse

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-112

      Female Infanticide and Child Neglect in Rural North India

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      Pages 113-132

      Infanticide Among the Tarahumara of the Mexican Sierra Madre

  5. Social Trauma: The Effects of Poverty, Social Disruption, and Catastrophe on Child Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-143

      Fitness and Survival

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      Pages 145-164

      External Pressure/Internal Change: Child Neglect on the Navajo Reservation

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      Pages 165-185

      Cry Babies, Culture, and Catastrophe: Infant Temperament Among the Masai

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      Pages 187-208

      Culture, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking: Mother Love and Child Death in Northeast Brazil

  6. Child Abuse: Deviant and Idiosyncratic Child Maltreatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-225

      Severe Child Abuse Among the Canadian Inuit

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      Pages 227-246

      The Treatment of Children in the “Dirty War”: Ideology, State Terrorism and the Abuse of Children in Argentina

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      Pages 247-265

      Child Sexual Abuse: Implications from the Cross-Cultural Record

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      Pages 267-290

      Preliminary Remarks on a Study of Incest In England

  7. Child Saving: Problems and Dilemmas in Social Intervention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 291-291

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      Pages 293-324

      World-View Conflict and Toddler Malnutrition: Change Agent Dilemmas

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      Pages 325-337

      Traditional Medicine as ‘Medical Neglect’: Dilemmas in the Case Management of a Samoan Teenager with Diabetes

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      Pages 339-358

      Child Abuse and the Unconscious in American Popular Culture

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      Pages 359-376

      Bureaucracy and the Maltreatment of the Child: Interpretive and Structural Implications

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      Pages 377-387

      When Cultural Rights Conflict with the “Best Interests of the Child”: A View from Inside the Child Welfare System

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 389-397