Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 May 2016

234 Pages


ISBN: 9780190623319

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Literacy and Mothering

How Women's Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Robert A. LeVine, Sarah LeVine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

Child Development in Cultural Context

  • Winner of the 2013 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award from APA Division 7
  • Includes a new, updated Preface by the author
  • Serves as the culmination and final report of a thirty-year research project
  • Proposes a new theoretical model of the processes that account for the effects of women's schooling
  • Integrates perspectives in demography and public health, education and literacy research, social anthropology, sociology, and cognitive development in child psychology

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