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Anthropology of Childhood


Failure to Launch

Parenting Myths and Facts

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

Helicopter parents who praise their children too easily are blamed for them still living at home aged 25

Science News: Growth Curve

Helicopter parents who praise their children too easily are blamed for them still living at home aged 25

Science News: Growth Curve

Science News: When it's playtime, many kids prefer reality over fantasy

New Scientist: Time to get underinvolved with the kids

tes Interview

Daily Mail: Parents praise children easily panned

Chinese Edition!

Podcast: Parenting Insights from Other Cultures + Just Ignore It!

Podcast: The Anthropology of Children

Psychology Today: The "Failure to Launch" Epidemic

ABC Radio National: Why are Adult Children Failing to Launch?

Wall Street Journal: Should We Let Toddlers Play With Saws and Knives?

Rodney Smith: Weird

Washington Post Article: Children can learn to be independent people but only if we let them

American Journal of PLAY Review

Psychology Today: Turning 'Inside Out' inside out

The Sun Magazine: The Kids Are All Right

On David Lancy's The Anthropology of Childhood...

De Pedagoog

Dr. Lancy interview in Dutch magazine Knack

NPR: Go Ahead, Give Your Toddler A Kitchen Knife

The New York Times: The Only Baby Book You'll Ever Need

Motherlode: Compare and Contrast: College-Ready First Graders or Godlike Cherubs?

Human Relations Area Files: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Childhood

The Story's Story: Thoughts on The Anthropology of Childhood by David Lancy

Lancy lecture at Einstein Forum, Potsdam

Mom.me Blog: The Kids Will Be Alright

The Brian Lehrer Show: Culture at Play

Taming the Autonomous Learner (Article)

Taming the Autonomour Learner (Video)

Boston Globe: Leave Those Kids Alone

The Brian Lehrer Show: Culture at Play

Other books by Lancy


Raising Children: Surprising Insights from Other Cultures

Playing on the Mother-Ground