Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

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This inquiry begins with the puzzle of sibling relations. Why are individuals from the same family little more similar in personality than people from different families? Why doesn't a shared family environment lead to similar values and beliefs? Sulloway suggests a fresh way of understanding how family affects individual development. Among siblings, the most important factor for systematically understanding the sources of individual differences is birth-order. This work shows how birth-order is so fundamental to the family experience that its effects transcend gender, social class, nationality and time. Using historical examples from scientific revolutions, the French Revolution and the Protestant Reformation, this work shows that Marx was mistaken when he located the engine of historical change between families. The engine of history lies in individual differences arising within the family.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780316881791
BY (AUTHOR) Mowat, Farley
PUBLISHER : Little, Brown & Company PUBLICATION DATE : November 14, 1996
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Little, Brown & Company
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 137 mm
WEIGHT : 200 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development
DESCRIPTION :
This inquiry begins with the puzzle of sibling relations. Why are individuals from the same family little more similar in personality than people from different families? Why doesn't a shared family environment lead to similar values and beliefs? Sulloway suggests a fresh way of understanding how family affects individual development. Among siblings, the most important factor for systematically understanding the sources of individual differences is birth-order. This work shows how birth-order is so fundamental to the family experience that its effects transcend gender, social class, nationality and time. Using historical examples from scientific revolutions, the French Revolution and the Protestant Reformation, this work shows that Marx was mistaken when he located the engine of historical change between families. The engine of history lies in individual differences arising within the family.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780316881791
BY (AUTHOR) Mowat, Farley
PUBLISHER : Little, Brown & Company PUBLICATION DATE : November 14, 1996
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Little, Brown & Company
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 137 mm
WEIGHT : 200 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development