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Author Valsiner, Jaan.
Title Culture and human development : an introduction / Jaan Valsiner.
Imprint London : Sage Publications, [2000]

Author Valsiner, Jaan.
Series Developmental Ser.
Developmental Ser.
Subject Ethnopsychology.
Children -- Growth.
Personality and culture.
Environmental psychology.
Developmental psychology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Personality and culture -- Cross-cultural studies.
Personality in children -- Cross-cultural studies.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 319 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-315) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Developmental theory and methodology -- pt. 2. Analysis of environments for human development -- pt. 3. Cultural organization of pregnancy and infancy -- pt. 4. Early childhood development -- pt. 5. Entering the world of activities-- culturally ruled.
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 co.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780857022042 (electronic bk.)
0857022040 (electronic bk.)
9781446217924 (ebook)
1446217922 (ebook)
0761956840 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780761956846
OCLC # 647883343
Additional Format Print version: Valsiner, Jaan. Culture and human development. London : Sage Publications, ©2000 9780761956839 (DLC) 99075645

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