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Neary, Lynn

Overview
Works: 96 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 1,984 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: HQ769, 305.231
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Most widely held works by Lynn Neary
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of 12 families on 5 continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical, and cultural. Includes documentary sequences, provocative historic films, and vivid clinical illustrations with on-screen commentary by experts
NPR tinsel tales ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Christmas is a time of traditions, and with this collection of favorite Christmas stories, another holiday tradition is born: Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season"--Container
In the land of the giants ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Among equals ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the importance of peer relationships in middle childhood development. Children are seen working out moral dilemmas and social relationships and developing strong self identity. Participation in youth groups and team sports become rehearsals for life
Louder than words ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Great expectations ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
Life's lessons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
House of tomorrow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Love's labors ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations of the development of children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years
Symbol formation and the acquisition of language ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores children's capacity to learn symbols as a first step to acquiring lannguage. Through observations of a deaf family who converse in American sign language, & visits to a family with a child learning to speak, we are shown how language facilitates self-awareness & builds a child's understanding of the world
Friendship, gender and morality ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the nature & functions of friendship, focussing on the role of peer relationships & games with rules in the development of morality. Research on gender differences in middle childhood is examined as Guatamalan girls washing clothes, Baka boys helping their fathers fell trees, & girls around the world playing handclapping games are observed
Gender, self and other ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role of the family in the development of gender roles, moral emotions, prosocial behaviour & self concept are considered. Observes Children's Day in Japan, and boys & girls paying in a day care centre, and discusses the ways children's behaviour outside family depends on how they have learned to act toward those in it
Learning and achievement ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role that learning plays in the lives of children, the functions of schooling & children's orientation toward mastery & achievement are addressed as events surrounding the child's first day of school in Japan, Russia, Brazil & the U.S. are observed. Variables that enhance learning & promote competence are discussed
Responsive caregiving ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores caregiving and considers research on the effects of variations in sleeping, nursing, comforting & disciplining. Observes variations in caregiving in Japan, the U.S., Russia & among the Baka of Cameroon. Examines the importance of responsive interaction in building a positive relationship beween child & caregiver
Poverty, child health and child labor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the socioeconomic factors that have historically played a powerful role in children's lives, contrasts decline in infant/child mortality & child labour in industrialised societies. Child labour in Guatemala provides one of several examples of the harsh economic circumstances in which many children still live
A woman's place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an hour-long documentary about how women in different countries are using the law to transform their lives and change their communities. In this film are featured three countries-- South Africa, the United States, and India. All three nations are democracies, with constitutions and mixed societies, but with very different social and cultural norms and contexts
Adolescence, the prolonged transition ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through historical & cross-cultural comparisons, explores the extent to which the concept of adolescence as a period of increased autonomy, identity development, & risk taking is a social construction. The biological aspects of puberty & emerging sexuality are addressed. Observes examples of adolescents in transition from family to a broader adult world
Peer culture ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores two worlds children must negotiate during middle childhood & adolescence; the authority of adults & the cooperation of peers. The nature of peer group as a microsociety is analysed through a look at "los abandonados", a homeless & parentless group of children in Guatemala City who live completely in a peer-organized world
Worlds of childhood by Worlds of Childhood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rivalry and interdependence in sibling relationships ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of sibling relationships shows siblings as allies, rivals & caregivers. The effects of birth order are discussed & the ways in which economics may both shape the values of families & define roles of siblings. Discusses how prenatal behaviour can reduce stress that may accompany the birth of a new sibling
 
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