Childhood in the Past: an International Journal • Vol/Iss. 8(2) • Oxbow Books • Oxford, England • Published In • Pages: 87-103 •
Cross-cultural variation in children's degree of childcare (ages 6-10) is linked to predominant subsistence strategy.
Girls generally do more than boys. Results are significantly different for girls, by only marginal for boys. For girls, hunter-gatherer girls do the least childcare amongst hunter-gatherers.