Lives Across Cultures: Cross-cultural Human Development

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Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Social Science - 364 pages
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Covering the entire lifespan, this book focuses on cultural contexts throughout the world while emphasizing links between theory, research and practical applications. This book brings a cross-cultural dimension to the study of human development across the lifespan. It focuses on major developmental topics and provides a global and multicultural perspective by introducing the reader to contemporary and classical research. Basic principles and research findings are connected to practical everyday situations in order to enrich one's understanding of and appreciation for development as it occurs in diverse cultures throughout the world. For people interested in cross-cultural issues in the fields of psychology, sociology, anthropology, education or family studies.

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I liked it, it was good. I feel that I have a better understanding of not only the American culture, but other cultures as well. Read full review

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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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Gardiner of the University of Wisconsin--La Crosse

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