New Release – Children in a Sri Lankan Village by Bambi Chapin

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Children in a Sri Lankan Village

Shaping Hierarchy and Desire

Bambi L. Chapin

“What makes this book so special is that it does not stop at description, as do most ethnographies. It goes on to explain Sinhalese childhood and child rearing, doing so within a well-considered, smartly-deployed psychoanalytic framework.” —Naomi Quinn, professor emerita, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University

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ly 2014, $27.95 (paper)

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