The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Lene Arnett Jensen
Oxford University Press, 2015 - Psychology - 742 pages
The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture provides a comprehensive synopsis of theory and research on human development, with every chapter drawing together findings from cultures around the world. This includes a focus on cultural diversity within nations, cultural change, and
globalization. Expertly edited by Lene Arnett Jensen, the Handbook covers the entire lifespan from the prenatal period to old age. It delves deeply into topics such as the development of emotion, language, cognition, morality, creativity, and religion, as well as developmental contexts such as
family, friends, civic institutions, school, media, and work.
Written by an international group of eminent and cutting-edge experts, chapters showcase the burgeoning interdisciplinary approach to scholarship that bridges universal and cultural perspectives on human development. This cultural-developmental approach is a multifaceted, flexible, and dynamic way