The gardener and the carpenter : what the new science of child development tells us about the relationship between parents and children / Alison Gopnik.
By: Gopnik, AlisonPublisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Edition: First EditionDescription: x, 302 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780374229702 (hardback); 0374229708 (hardback)Subject(s): Developmental psychology | Child psychology | Parenting | PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child | Child psychology | Developmental psychology | ParentingDDC classification: 155.4 LOC classification: BF713 | .G67 2016BF713 | .G67 2016
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"Alison Gopnik, a leading developmental psychologist, illuminates the paradoxes of parenthood from a scientific perspective"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-287) and index.
Introduction: The parent paradoxes -- Against parenting -- The evolution of childhood -- The evolution of love -- Learning through looking -- Learning through listening -- The work of play -- Growing up -- The future and the past : children and technology -- The value of children.