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Meredith Small

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Meredith F. Smaill is a professor of anthropology at Cornell University and the author of Our Babies, Ourselves; What's Love Got to Do with It?; and Female Choices. She writes frequently for Natural History Magazine, Discover, Scientific American, and is a commentator for National Public Radio's All Things Considered. She lives in Ithaca, New York.

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How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children
Written by Meredith Small


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $17.00

To what extent do our parenting practices help or hinder our children? As parents, how much influence do we have over what kind of people our children will grow up to be? In the follow-up to her critically acclaimed Our Babies, Ourselves, Cornell anthropologist Meredith Small now takes on these and... Read more >
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Kids
How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children
Written by Meredith Small


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $14.99

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Our Babies, Ourselves
How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent
Written by Meredith Small


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 4, 1999
Price: $17.95

New parents are faced with innumerable decisions to make regarding the best way to care for their baby, and, naturally, they often turn for guidance to friends and family members who have already raised children. But as scientists are discovering, much of the trusted advice that has been passed down through... Read more >
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Our Babies, Ourselves
How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent
Written by Meredith Small


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

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What's Love Got to Do with It?

Written by Meredith Small


Format: eBook, 280 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

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What's Love Got to Do with It?

Written by Meredith Small


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 1, 1996
Price: $16.95

In this refreshingly down-to-earth exploration of human mating and sexuality, an acclaimed anthropologist looks at the fascinating intersection between the imperatives of our glands and genes, and the culture in which we live. Why do we fall in love with the people we do? Is there an alternative, more feminist, way... Read more >
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