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The cultural nature of human development. Barbara Rogoff.

By: ROGOFF, Barbara.
Publisher: Oxford, New York , Oxford University Press, c2003Description: xiii, 434 p., ill., 24 cm.ISBN: 9781280472688; 1280472685; 9780195302240; 0195302249; 0195131339; 9780195131338; 0199726663; 9780199726660; 0195131339 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): ANTHROPOLOGY : SOCIAL SCIENCES K9W | CULTURE : SOCIAL SCIENCES KBV | GROUP BEHAVIOUR : SOCIAL SCIENCES KLM CY | SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR : SOCIOLOGY KCY | CULTURE : APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IYK BV | DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY ILK | HUMAN BEHAVIOUR : PSYCHOLOGY ICCOther classification: K9W BV Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: This text presents an account of human development that looks at both the differences and similarities among cultures. Beyond demonstrating that "culture matters," Rogoff focuses on how culture matters in human development - what patterns help make sense of the cultural aspects of human development? Rogoff integrates research and theory from several disciplines, including cross-cultural psychology, sociocultural research, linguistic and psychological anthropology, and history. The volume examines multiple aspects of development, including childrearing, gender differences, interdependence and autonomy, developmental transitions, maternal attachment, parental discipline, and cognition and culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-411) and index.

This text presents an account of human development that looks at both the differences and similarities among cultures. Beyond demonstrating that "culture matters," Rogoff focuses on how culture matters in human development - what patterns help make sense of the cultural aspects of human development? Rogoff integrates research and theory from several disciplines, including cross-cultural psychology, sociocultural research, linguistic and psychological anthropology, and history. The volume examines multiple aspects of development, including childrearing, gender differences, interdependence and autonomy, developmental transitions, maternal attachment, parental discipline, and cognition and culture.

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