Whiting, Beatrice Blyth. Changing concepts of the good child and good mothering

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Changing concepts of the good child and good mothering

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Ngecha : a Kenyan village in a time of rapid social change, edited by Carolyn Pope Edwards and Beatrice Blyth Whiting

Published By: Original publisher Ngecha : a Kenyan village in a time of rapid social change, edited by Carolyn Pope Edwards and Beatrice Blyth Whiting Linclon: University of Nebraska Press. 2004. 119-151 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Beatrice Whiting, with Ciarunji Chesaina, Grace Diru, Jonah Ichoya, Priscilla Kariuki, Violet Nyambura Kimani, Irene Kamau, Rose Maina, Wanjiku Munge-Kagia, Jane Mwangi, John Whiting, Thomas Landauer, and Lynn Streeter

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Gikuyu (FL10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Techniques of socialization (861); Division of labor by gender (462); Gender roles and issues (890); Social personality (156); Personality traits (157); Status of children (858); Students (877); Family (590); Missions (797); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document focues on cultural concepts of childhood and mothering in a Kenyan village called Ngecha. The document was originally published as a chapter in an edited volume exploring critical cultural variables affecting parent and child behavior in the village.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 21

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. fl10-021

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-151)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1968-1973

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Anthropologists and Pyschologists-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1968-1973

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ngecha village, Central Province, Kenya

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kikuyu (African people)/Rural development--Kenya--Ngecha/Women in rural development--Kenya/Rural women--Kenya--Ngecha/Family--Kenya/Kenya--Rural conditions--Case studies


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