The Resource Culture and Human Development

Culture and Human Development

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Culture and Human Development
Title
Culture and Human Development
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eng
Summary
This major new textbook by Jaan Valsiner focuses on the interface between cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Intended for students from undergraduate level upwards, the book provides a wide-ranging overview of the cultural perspective on human development, with illustrations from pre-natal development to adulthood. A key feature is the broad coverage of theoretical and methodological issues which have relevance to this truly interdisciplinary field of enquiry encompassing developmental psychology, cultural anthropology and comparative sociology. The text is organized into five coherent parts: Part 1: Developmental theory and methodology; Part 2: Analysis of environments for human development Part 3:
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Valsiner, Jaan
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GN502 -- .V35 2000eb
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non fiction
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ProQuest (Firm)
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Developmental
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Social psychology
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Culture and Human Development
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=483414
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Introduction: How Do We Create Knowledge About Cultural Human Development? -- Part One: Developmental Theory and Methodology -- 1 Stability and Flow in Human Experience: Philosophical Preliminaries -- General foundations for the distinction between developmental and non-developmental perspectives -- Summary: philosophical bases for science -- Review questions for Chapter 1 -- 2 The Developmental Approach -- Contrasts between non-developmental and developmental approaches -- Formal bases for developmental models -- Efforts to define psychological development -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 2 -- 3 Theoretical Bases of Developmental and Cultural Psychology -- The role of James Mark Baldwin -- Georg Simmel's sociology of tension within the system -- George Herbert Mead's unity of the personal and the social -- Lev Vygotsky's dialectical synthesis -- Mikhail Bakhtin: social languages and carnivalization -- Summary: the 'giants' and their shoulders -- Review questions for Chapter 3 -- 4 Culture and Development -- Culture as used in psychology -- Culture as used in anthropology -- 'Culture' in cultural psychology: a psychological distancing device -- Continuity across generations: uni- and bi-directional culture transfer -- Human psyche organized by culture: personal and collective -- Summary: from cultural psychology to the study of development of human beings -- Review questions for Chapter 4 -- 5 Developmental Methodology in Cultural Development Psychology -- Different ways of looking at methodology: 'toolbox of methods' vs strategy for generalization -- Methodology in cultural developmental psychology -- Frames of reference and models of causality -- Two ways of generalization of knowledge
  • General structure of the method: development studied as it unfolds -- Summary: some final points -- Review questions for Chapter 5 -- Part Two: Analysis of Environments for Human Development -- 6 Structure and Dynamics of Family /Kinship Groups, and Marriage Forms -- The family: a multiply-bounded social group -- Structural bases for the family: marriage forms -- How do different marriages function? -- Summary: adaptive flexibility of heterosexual arrangements -- Review questions for Chapter 6 -- 7 Cultural Organization of Human Life Environments -- The setting as a mediated place -- Bases for culture in person-environment relations -- Institutional organization of human environments -- Covering and uncovering the body: cultural construction of human beings -- Migration and cultural context for development -- The economic roles of children, and their historical change -- Summary: cultural structuring of environments for development -- Review questions for Chapter 7 -- Part Three: Cultural Organization of Pregnancy and Infancy -- 8 Cultural Nature of Parent-Offspring Differentiation during Pregnancy -- Basics of social organization: norms and counter-norms -- Cultural framing of conception -- Construction of meanings of human development during pregnancy -- Cultural regulation of women's conduct during pregnancy -- Social contexts of food-related issues in pregnancy -- Cultural organization of the loss of pregnancy -- Facing the birth -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 8 -- 9 Newborn and Infant Development: the Cultural-Ecological Niche and Its Social Functions -- Collective-cultural organization of the fate of newborns -- Making the baby safe: care and symbolic prevention -- Feeding in infancy as a cultural construction -- The 'Great Milk War': who should feed the baby, and with what kind of milk?
  • Infant care as a culturally organized process -- The other part of life: psychology of infant death -- General summary: culturally explained infancy -- Review questions for Chapter 9 -- Part Four: Early Childhood Development -- 10 The Second Year of Life, and Beyond -- Cultural organization of weaning -- Cultural construction of toilet-training -- Cultural reflections upon affect: phenomena, theory and practice in the attachment perspective -- Social environment in early childhood: getting sibling care, and giving it -- Development of play -- Summary: from play to autonomy -- Review questions for Chapter 10 -- 11 Self-regulation and Participation in Early Childhood -- Emergence of higher psychological functions: the role of speech in the texture of activity -- Discursive environments and their uses in ontogeny -- Children as participants in situated activity contexts -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 11 -- Part Five: Entering the World of Activities - Culturally Ruled -- 12 Personal Participation and Its Socio-Institutional Guidance -- Children's entrance into adult activities: heterogeneity of access -- Formal and informal education -- Informal education settings: uncontrolled, yet rule-governed -- The social demand setting of formal schooling -- Homogenization of children's conduct and being in the school context -- The 'hidden' curriculum in school contexts: identity chaining in educational practice -- Summary: formal education as systemic intervention -- Review questions for Chapter 12 -- 13 Adolescence: Moving Through into Adulthood -- Psychology's construction of adolescence -- Biological development and its cultural framing -- Adolescents' entrance into the economic domain of adult society -- Structure of adolescent personal culture -- Guiding adolescents' moral concerns: positive orientation towards society
  • Auto- and heterosensuality in development -- Rituals of passage into adulthood -- Adolescents as social actors: role of adolescents in social innovation -- Adolescents and the political life in society -- Summary: adolescence as a social delay -- Review questions for Chapter 13 -- Epilogue: Culture in Develeopment within Semiotic Demand Settings -- References -- Index
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EBC483414
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780857022042
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (Au-PeEL)EBL483414
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10369650
  • (CaONFJC)MIL255959
  • (OCoLC)818852163
Label
Culture and Human Development
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=483414
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Introduction: How Do We Create Knowledge About Cultural Human Development? -- Part One: Developmental Theory and Methodology -- 1 Stability and Flow in Human Experience: Philosophical Preliminaries -- General foundations for the distinction between developmental and non-developmental perspectives -- Summary: philosophical bases for science -- Review questions for Chapter 1 -- 2 The Developmental Approach -- Contrasts between non-developmental and developmental approaches -- Formal bases for developmental models -- Efforts to define psychological development -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 2 -- 3 Theoretical Bases of Developmental and Cultural Psychology -- The role of James Mark Baldwin -- Georg Simmel's sociology of tension within the system -- George Herbert Mead's unity of the personal and the social -- Lev Vygotsky's dialectical synthesis -- Mikhail Bakhtin: social languages and carnivalization -- Summary: the 'giants' and their shoulders -- Review questions for Chapter 3 -- 4 Culture and Development -- Culture as used in psychology -- Culture as used in anthropology -- 'Culture' in cultural psychology: a psychological distancing device -- Continuity across generations: uni- and bi-directional culture transfer -- Human psyche organized by culture: personal and collective -- Summary: from cultural psychology to the study of development of human beings -- Review questions for Chapter 4 -- 5 Developmental Methodology in Cultural Development Psychology -- Different ways of looking at methodology: 'toolbox of methods' vs strategy for generalization -- Methodology in cultural developmental psychology -- Frames of reference and models of causality -- Two ways of generalization of knowledge
  • General structure of the method: development studied as it unfolds -- Summary: some final points -- Review questions for Chapter 5 -- Part Two: Analysis of Environments for Human Development -- 6 Structure and Dynamics of Family /Kinship Groups, and Marriage Forms -- The family: a multiply-bounded social group -- Structural bases for the family: marriage forms -- How do different marriages function? -- Summary: adaptive flexibility of heterosexual arrangements -- Review questions for Chapter 6 -- 7 Cultural Organization of Human Life Environments -- The setting as a mediated place -- Bases for culture in person-environment relations -- Institutional organization of human environments -- Covering and uncovering the body: cultural construction of human beings -- Migration and cultural context for development -- The economic roles of children, and their historical change -- Summary: cultural structuring of environments for development -- Review questions for Chapter 7 -- Part Three: Cultural Organization of Pregnancy and Infancy -- 8 Cultural Nature of Parent-Offspring Differentiation during Pregnancy -- Basics of social organization: norms and counter-norms -- Cultural framing of conception -- Construction of meanings of human development during pregnancy -- Cultural regulation of women's conduct during pregnancy -- Social contexts of food-related issues in pregnancy -- Cultural organization of the loss of pregnancy -- Facing the birth -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 8 -- 9 Newborn and Infant Development: the Cultural-Ecological Niche and Its Social Functions -- Collective-cultural organization of the fate of newborns -- Making the baby safe: care and symbolic prevention -- Feeding in infancy as a cultural construction -- The 'Great Milk War': who should feed the baby, and with what kind of milk?
  • Infant care as a culturally organized process -- The other part of life: psychology of infant death -- General summary: culturally explained infancy -- Review questions for Chapter 9 -- Part Four: Early Childhood Development -- 10 The Second Year of Life, and Beyond -- Cultural organization of weaning -- Cultural construction of toilet-training -- Cultural reflections upon affect: phenomena, theory and practice in the attachment perspective -- Social environment in early childhood: getting sibling care, and giving it -- Development of play -- Summary: from play to autonomy -- Review questions for Chapter 10 -- 11 Self-regulation and Participation in Early Childhood -- Emergence of higher psychological functions: the role of speech in the texture of activity -- Discursive environments and their uses in ontogeny -- Children as participants in situated activity contexts -- Summary -- Review questions for Chapter 11 -- Part Five: Entering the World of Activities - Culturally Ruled -- 12 Personal Participation and Its Socio-Institutional Guidance -- Children's entrance into adult activities: heterogeneity of access -- Formal and informal education -- Informal education settings: uncontrolled, yet rule-governed -- The social demand setting of formal schooling -- Homogenization of children's conduct and being in the school context -- The 'hidden' curriculum in school contexts: identity chaining in educational practice -- Summary: formal education as systemic intervention -- Review questions for Chapter 12 -- 13 Adolescence: Moving Through into Adulthood -- Psychology's construction of adolescence -- Biological development and its cultural framing -- Adolescents' entrance into the economic domain of adult society -- Structure of adolescent personal culture -- Guiding adolescents' moral concerns: positive orientation towards society
  • Auto- and heterosensuality in development -- Rituals of passage into adulthood -- Adolescents as social actors: role of adolescents in social innovation -- Adolescents and the political life in society -- Summary: adolescence as a social delay -- Review questions for Chapter 13 -- Epilogue: Culture in Develeopment within Semiotic Demand Settings -- References -- Index
Control code
EBC483414
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (484 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857022042
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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  • (Au-PeEL)EBL483414
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10369650
  • (CaONFJC)MIL255959
  • (OCoLC)818852163

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