Emanuela works in a school with young kids from different countries. She asked if anyone could help with some questions about how children are cared for and disciplined in various cultures. Here’s her letter:
I have a special request to you and I think you can help me because you know people of many cultures. In my school, where boys and girls are 75% foreign, We need to understand how different cultures (Chinese, Nigerian, Moroccan, Ghanaian) think about the "child". In particular:
-How to take care of him.
-Who takes care of the child?
-What do you expect from young children and what do you allow them to do.
-What are the gestures of affection (cuddling, etc…) that you make to children?
-What are the rewards and the punishments that they use?
Thanks for your help.
If anyone can help Emanuela with any of these questions, please comment below.
Thanks in advance.
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