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[Xmca-l] Re: Two worlds, Urie Bronfenbrenner



Dear Ulvi,

Bronfenbrenner wrote a fair number of papers about Soviet child-rearing
practices in the 1960s, as well as papers describing the "mirror image"
(the way Americans see Russians and vice versa).

Even more interesting, from my point of view, is the fact that he wrote in
the 1970s papers in which he argued that American child-rearing efforts
would be significantly improved by incorporating some aspects of Soviet
approaches.

Cheers,

Jon


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On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 7:14 AM, Ulvi İçil <ulvi.icil@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am reading this wonderful work of Bronfenbrenner, it is my second, deeper
> reading just after the first.
>
> As far as I know he did not have any particular political inclination
> towards Soviet Union, Marxism etc.
>
> But it is interesting that the Part I of his book (and it seems this is his
> first book)
> is selected to have the title of "The making of the new soviet man".
>
> I highly appreciate if any other such cross-cultural including Soviet (or
> solely on Soviet child upbringing) is proposed.
>
> Ulvi
>