Magazine article New Internationalist

40 Years Ago

Magazine article New Internationalist

40 Years Ago

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Sometimes this column leads me to pieces from the magazine's first decade that I had never come across before. In the main theme on changing values in childcare from December 1977 I unexpectedly found, for example, an article by Margaret Mead, the most celebrated anthropologist of the 20th century, who was then entering the last year of her life. She talked about how parents are educated by their children as well as vice versa, and how vital this can be when migrants are adapting to the culture and conditions of a new country. She also discusses how 'formerly isolated societies of the planet themselves change in response to their new interconnectedness under a shared, endangered and endangering atmosphere' and you wonder what she would have made of the accelerating globalization of the four decades since (nin. …

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