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    • The Nurture Assumption

    • By: Judith Rich Harris
    • Narrated by: Paula Parker
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    What makes children turn out the way they do? Why is it that good parents don't always turn out good kids? Judith Rich Harris questions the assumption that nurture is the crucial factor. Using examples from folklore, literature, and scientific research, Harris puts forth the electrifying theory that children aren't socialized by their parents, they're socialized by other children. It is what happens outside the home, while kids are in the company of their peers, that matters most.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book... on print.

    • By Luc on 10-18-03

    Regular price: $14.60