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The nature-nurture debates : bridging the gap

Author: Dale Goldhaber
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"It's really incredible when you think about it. Here we are well into the 21st century and we are still fighting over the role of nature and nurture in human development. And it isn't even a new fight, it's not even a twentieth century fight, it actually goes back to the nineteenth century and probably even before that. So why is it that we can't get this question answered and move on to a new one? Is it because we  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Goldhaber
ISBN: 9780521195362 0521195365 9780521148795 0521148790
OCLC Number: 779530023
Description: x, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Issues and questions --
A brief history lesson --
The proxy debate : a primer on methodology and analysis --
The classic debate --
The new debate --
So what? --
Now what?
Responsibility: Dale Goldhaber, University of Vermont.
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Dale Goldhaber reframes the nature-nurture debates, providing fresh insight into old and persistent questions of human behavior and development.  Read more...

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"...offers an excellent historical introduction to the debates and as such deserves a wide readership among biologists and psychologists alike." --Johan J. Bolhuis, Utrecht University, SCIENCE Read more...

 
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