Lives across cultures: cross-cultural human development

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Psychology - 330 pages
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The primary goal of this book is to bring a cross-cultural dimension to the study of human development across the lifespan.This book focuses on major developmental topics and provides a global and multicultural perspective by introducing the reader to contemporary and classical research. Topics include: cultural aspects of physical growth and development; culture and cognition; culture, self, and personality; culture issues of sex and gender; and more.

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Yes, this lovely book is a text book. But if you're interested in Cultural Anthropology, this one is highly recommended as it's an easy read. The author makes every aspect simple and very clear. The ... Read full review

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What Is CrossCultural Human Development?
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Design of the Book and Suggestions for Its Use
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Ecological Systems and the Developmental Niche
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About the author (1998)

Gardiner of the University of Wisconsin--La Crosse

Mutter of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Kosmitzki of Southern Methodist University