Sibling interaction across cultures: theoretical and methodological issues
"Sibling Interaction Across Cultures" is a collection of studies focusing on the role siblings play in the social, emotional, and cognitive development of their younger siblings. Unlike much previous research on sibling relationships, these studies share the underlying assumption that social interaction plays a significant role in the acquisition and transmission of cultural knowledge and social understanding. The contributors evaluate the advantages as well as limitations of current methodological issues directly affecting sibling research and assess the various theoretical perspectives underpinning these methodologies. Drawing from empirical, cross- and infra-cultural research, this volume lays new groundwork for identifying universal, environmental, and culture-specific aspects of the role of siblings in child development.
32 pages matching parent-child in this book
Results 1-3 of 32
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Comparing Sibling Relationships Across Cultures
The Cultural Context
The Role of Sibling Interaction in Child Socialization
7 other sections not shown
Abramovitch acceptance of individual activity settings analysis Anthropological assess birth spacing brother Buhrmester Cambridge Chapter chil child caregivers Child Development childhood coding cognitive competence conflict context correlations Corter cross-cultural developmental Developmental Psychology dimba Dunn ecological validity effects engaged Etana ethnomethodology example experiences factor family members fathers firstborns Furman Gegeo Harvard University individual differences infant-sibling infants input intellectual Kwara'ae Lamb language socialization Laua linguistic Mandinka MANOVAs maternal months mothers Native Hawaiian nurturance object observations Ochs older siblings parent-child parents participant observer participants patterns peers perceptions perspectives play predicting Psychology responsibility Rogoff role sample Schieffelin shared sibling caregiving sibling caretaking sibling group sibling interaction sibling relations sibling relationships sibs sister social behavior social interaction social-emotional functioning socializing agents society spaced dyads strategies Susuli Sutton-Smith teasing Teti threat and manene tion understanding University Press verbal village Watson-Gegeo widely spaced York younger child younger siblings Zukow