Tag Archives: Children

Family Habitus as the Cultural Context for Childhood

The article is based on a longitudinal qualitative study carried out by the author on children and their families in two areas of Belgrade (Serbia) in 1993-4 and 2000. Its goal is to provide an insight into how everyday life … Continue reading

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When ancient societies began to need a village to raise a child

New research by a University of Utah anthropologist explains how and why mothers in ancient societies formed cooperative groups to help raise their children. Karen Kramer, an associate professor of anthropology, published a study in the Journal of Human Evolution … Continue reading

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Prehistoric children worked as brickmakers and miners

Bones and artifacts suggest that kids labored at skilled tasks thousands of years ago. A surge of interest in the archaeology of childhood is revealing details of the skilled and sometimes back-breaking work that youngsters performed hundreds to thousands of … Continue reading

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