Psychological Anthropology Reconsidered
John Ingham reviews recent developments in pyschological anthropology and argues for an eclectic approach that finds room for psychoanalytic, dialogical, and social perspectives on personality and culture. The argument is developed with special reference to human nature, child development, personality, and mental disorder, and it draws on studies set in many different cultures. He also shows the relevance of some recent work in psychoanalysis and child development to current concerns in anthropology with agency and rhetoric.
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