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  1. The developmental niche : a theoretical framework for analyzing the household production of health.

    Article - En anglais

    Recent efforts to promote child survival and development internationally have focused new attention on the importance of the household as a mediator of both environmental risks and programmatic interventions to promote better health.

    In this paper, we introduce a theoretical framework, the « developmental niche, » derived from studies of children's behavior and development in different cultural contexts, as a tool for analyzing the household production of health.

    The developmental niche is conceptualized in terms of three basic components:

    • (1) the physical and social settings of the child's everyday life;

    • (2) culturally regulated customs of child care and child rearing;

    • and (3) the psychology of the caretakers.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Santé, Attitude, Comportement, Enfant, Ménage, Milieu familial, Milieu culturel, Analyse économique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health, Attitude, Behavior, Child, Household, Family environment, Cultural environment, Economic analysis, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0108547

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 199406.