Proverbs and Narratives: An inherited knowledge system of child and infant rearing and caring in rural cultural Setting Md. Abdur Rahman & Asif Ekbal Arif

Proverbs and Narratives: An inherited knowledge system of child and infant rearing and caring in rural cultural Setting

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Md. Abdur Rahman & Asif Ekbal Arif

Abstract

This paper has been explored on ‘Proverbs and Narratives: An inherited knowledge system of child and infant rearing and caring in rural cultural Setting’. This study has investigated the pattern of the knowledge system of rearing and caring of infants and young children as focal point of view where their parents and relatives share the knowledge on infants and child care from the oral literature such as proverbs and narratives to procreate infants and child. The modern biomedical and modern knowledge system spread various propagandas by stating folk wisdom as useless and irrelevant in the perspective of modern age of scientific rationality. The global cultural flows of infants and young child care occupy almost every parts of the world through electronic media, western academicians and the medical industry as a whole.  This study has basically started to its journey with the aim of interpreting proverbs and narratives as insightful thoughts of folk wisdom which are holistically applied for the procreation of infants and young children.

Key words: Proverbs, Narratives, Culture, Folk wisdom, Child and Infant.

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Title: Proverbs and Narratives: An inherited knowledge system of child and infant rearing and caring in rural cultural Setting
Author:

Md. Abdur Rahman & Asif Ekbal Arif

Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3641202
Media: Online & Print
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Acceptance Date: 21/01/2020
Date of Publication: 05/02/2020
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/452.pdf
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Page: 151-160
First Page: 151
Last Page: 160
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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Md. Abdur Rahman & Asif Ekbal Arif (2020). Proverbs and Narratives: An inherited knowledge system of child and infant rearing and caring in rural cultural Setting. International Journal of Science and Business, 4(1), 151-160.  doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3641202

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Md. Abdur Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Comilla University, Bangladesh.

Asif Ekbal Arif (Corresponding author), Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology,            Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Mymensingh, Banagladesh.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3641202

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