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Between culture and biology perspectives on ontogenetic development

Keller, Heidi, 1945-

Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press 2002

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  • Title:
    Between culture and biology perspectives on ontogenetic development
  • Author: Keller, Heidi, 1945-; Poortinga, Ype H., 1939-; Schölmerich, Axel.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press
  • Creation Date: 2002
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 419 pages) : illustrations.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Subjects: Child psychology; Developmental psychology; Child development; Child Development; Psychology, Child; Ethnopsychology; Psychology, Social
  • Description: Between Culture and Biology brings together biological, psychological and cultural perspectives on development. It argues that the biological bases of behaviour and cultural context should be approached in an integrated fashion to properly understand ontogenetic development and that both the cultural and biological demain provide constraints and opportunities for development.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Contents: Setting the scene
    Culture, biology and development across history / Gustav Jahoda
    Comparative developmental perspectives on culture: the great apes / Anne E. Russon
    The mutual definition of culture and biology in development / Patricia M. Greenfield
    Perspectives on Development Informed by Culture
    Indian parents' ethnotheories as reflections of the Hindu scheme of child and human development / T.S. Saraswathi and Hema Ganapathy
    Indigenous conceptions of childhood development and social realities in southern Africa / Roderick Fulata Zimba
    The myth of lurking chaos / Ernst E. Boesch
    Integrating cultural psychological and biological perspectives in understanding child development / Joan G. Miller
    Perspectives on development drawing from the universal and the specific
    Between individuals and culture: Individuals' evaluations of exclusion from social groups / Melanie Killen, Heidi McGlothlin and Jennie Lee-Kim
    Biology, culture and child rearing: the development of social motives / Hans-Joachim Kornadt
    Perspectives on Development Informed by Evolutionary Thinking
    Development as the interface between biology and culture: a conceptualization of early ontogenetic experiences / Heidi Keller
    Integrating evolution, culture and developmental psychology: explaining caregiver-infant proximity and responsiveness in central Africa and the USA / Barry S. Hewlett and Michael E. Lamb
    Shame across cultures: the evolution, ontogeny, and function of a 'moral emotion' / Michael J. Casimir and Michael Schnegg
    Metaperspectives
    Culture and development / Michael Cole
    Behaviour-culture relationships and ontogenetic development / Ype H. Poortinga and Karel Soudijn
    Paradigms revisited: from incommensurability to respected complementarity / Lutz H. Eckensberger
    Epilogue: conceptions of ontogenetic development: integrating and demarcating perspectives / Heidi Keller, Ype H. Poortinga and Axel Schölmerich.
    Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Organization of the book; REFERENCES; 1 Culture, biology and development across history; 2 Comparative developmental perspectives on culture: the great apes; 3 The mutual definition of culture and biology in development; 4 Indian parents' ethnotheories as reflections of the Hindu scheme of child and human development; 5 Indigenous conceptions of childhood development and social realities in southern Africa; 6 The myth of lurking chaos
    7 Integrating cultural, psychological and biological perspectives in understanding child development8 Between individuals and culture: individuals' evaluations of exclusion from social groups; 9 Biology, culture and child rearing: the development of social motives; 10 Development as the interface between biology and culture: a conceptualization of early ontogenetic experiences; 11 Integrating evolution, culture and developmental psychology: explaining caregiver-infant proximity and responsiveness...; 12 Shame across cultures: the evolution, ontogeny and function of a 'moral emotion'
    13 Culture and development14 Behaviour-culture relationships and ontogenetic development; 15 Paradigms revisited: from incommensurability to respected complementarity; 16 Epilogue: conceptions of ontogenetic development; integrating and demarcating perspectives; Author index; Subject index
  • OCLC Number: 57308993
  • Identifier: ISBN9780511489853;ISBN0511489854;ISBN0511073992;ISBN9780511073991;ISBN0511073895;ISBN9780511073892;ISBN0511073720;ISBN9780511073724;ISBN0511178174;ISBN9780511178177;ISBN9780521791205;ISBN0521791200