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Harris, Judith Rich

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Works: 37 works in 113 publications in 8 languages and 5,455 library holdings
Roles: Interviewee
Classifications: HQ772, 305.231
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Most widely held works by Judith Rich Harris
The nurture assumption : why children turn out the way they do by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"How much credit do parents deserve when their children turn out well? How much blame when they turn out badly? This book explodes some of our deepest beliefs about children and parents and gives us something radically new to put in their place. With eloquence and wit, Judith Harris explains why parents have little power to determine the sort of people their children become. It is what children experience outside the home, in the company of their peers, that matters most. Parents don't socialize children: children socialize children." "Harris looks with a fresh eye at the real lives of real children and shows that the nurture assumption is nothing more than a cultural myth. Why do the children of immigrant parents end up speaking in the language and accent of their peers, not of their parents? Why are twins reared together no more alike than twins raised apart? Why does a boy who spends his first eight years with a nanny and his next ten years in boarding school nevertheless turn out just like his father? The nurture assumption cannot provide an answer to these questions. Judith Harris can." "Through no fault of their own, good parents sometimes have bad kids. Harris offers parents wise counsel on what they can and cannot do, and relief from guilt for those whose best efforts have somehow failed to produce a happy, well-behaved, self-confident child."--BOOK JACKET
No two alike : human nature and human individuality by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Draws on principles in evolutionary psychology to explore a controversial theory about the source of human personality, challenging current scientific beliefs while examining what can be learned through studies of language, autism, and chimpanzees
The child : development from birth through adolescence by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The child : a contemporary view of development by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infant & child : development from birth through middle childhood by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ist Erziehung sinnlos? : die Ohnmacht der Eltern by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pourquoi nos enfants deviennent ce qu'ils sont : de la véritable influence des parents sur la personnalité de leurs enfants by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'auteur propose une vision révolutionnaire de l'éducation des enfants : elle montre que c'est chez les autres enfants du même âge et du même sexe que les enfants recherchent les valeurs et les attitudes qu'ils adopteront en grandissant et non chez leurs parents. L'auteur tire ses exemples du folklore, de la littérature, de l'ethnologie et de la recherche scientifique
Geen twee hetzelfde : menselijke natuur en menselijke individualiteit by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speurtocht naar de basis van de menselijke persoonlijkheidsontwikkeling
The nurture assumption why children turn out the way they do by Judith Rich Harris ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using examples from folklore, literature, and scientific research, the author tells how peer groups have more influence in shaping the lives of children than parents do
Het misverstand opvoeding : over de invloed van ouders op kinderen by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Dutch and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De auteur betoogt dat rol die ouders spelen in het leven van hun kinderen overschat wordt en dat de persoonlijkheid van een kind vooral door andere kinderen wordt gevormd. Oorspr. uitgave: The nurture assumption. Why children turn out the way they do (1998)
Ji yin huo jiao yang : jie kai ren ge cha yi zhi mi by Ha Li Si ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Non è colpa dei genitori : la nuova teoria dell'educazione : perchè i figli imparano più dai coetanei che dalla famiglia by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genitori e figli: figliolanza - Famiglia: aspetti sociali e politici - Famiglia: crisi della famiglia - Bambini: educazione, comunicazione - Sessualità: aspetti sociali e politici - Scuola: aspetti psicologici - Formazione: dinamica di gruppo - Adolescenti: devianza e delinquenza - Gruppi: dinamica di gruppo
Jeder ist anders : das Rätsel der Individualität by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wie sich die Persönlichkeit des Menschen herausbildet, ist immer noch ein grosses Rätsel der Psychologie. Welchen Anteil hat vererbung, welchen Erziehung? Warum unterscheiden sich eineiige Zwillinge voneinander? (Verlagsinformation)
El mito de la educación : por qué los padres pueden influir muy poco en sus hijos by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Do parents matter? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, Judith Harris talks with ABC News correspondent Sylvia Chase about her controversial theory of child development through adaptation to peer groups
Jiao yang de mi si : fu mu de jiao yang fang shi neng bu neng jue ding hai zi de ren ge fa zhan? by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ist Erziehung sinnlos? : warum Kinder so werden, wie sie sind by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Do Parents Matter? Judith Harris on the Power of Peers ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the high chair to high school, parents have little impact on their children's development-or so says Judith Harris, author of The Nurture Assumption. In this program, Ms. Harris talks with ABC News correspondent Sylvia Chase about her controversial theory of child development through adaptation to peer groups. Steven Pinker, director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at MIT, supports her hypothesis, while Harvard child psychologist Jerome Kagan strongly disagrees, citing her total lack of scientific credentials
Otroka oblikujejo vrstniki : [sporočilo za starše, ki precenjujejo svoj vpliv] by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Slovenian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why children turn out the way they do by Judith Rich Harris ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Harris, Judith R.
Harris, Judith R. 1938-
Rich Harris, Judith
Rich Harris, Judith 1938-
האריס, ג׳ודית ריץ׳
ハリス, ジュディス・リッチ
Languages
English (63)
French (7)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
Chinese (4)
Italian (4)
Dutch (4)
Slovenian (1)
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