The Gardener and the Carpenter

The Gardener and the Carpenter

What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children

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"Alison Gopnik, a leading developmental psychologist, illuminates the paradoxes of parenthood from a scientific perspective"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016
Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 9780374229702
Branch Call Number: 155.4 GOP 2016
Characteristics: x, 302 pages : illustrations

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alitecky
Feb 02, 2017

After waiting months to get a copy, the very first impression was that it had not been read: the binding was tight as if no one had opened the book. At first I read every word. Thn I strtd skimmng. Thn I s ki pped fr om par a graph to par a graph , thn pa ge t pa ge.
Deadly dull. Repetitious, bland theorizing with flat examples to match. "Mamaleh Knows Best" is a much richer book.

ser_library Jan 31, 2017

the thesis is reinforced by many interesting examples; very readable for a scholarly subject

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