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  1. Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Acculturation and Parent-Child Relationships

    Measurement and Development

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Linda R. Cote

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    Although many researchers agree on a general definition of acculturation, the conceptualization and measurement of acculturation remain controversial. To address the issues, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) sponsored a conference that brought together scholars...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development as a Social Process

    Contributions of Gerard Duveen

    Edited by Serge Moscovici, Sandra Jovchelovitch, Brady Wagoner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This volume discusses the interface between human development and socio-cultural processes by exploring the writings of Gerard Duveen, an internationally renowned figure, whose untimely death left a void in the fields of socio-developmental psychology, cultural psychology, and research into social...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Children's Knowledge, Beliefs and Feelings about Nations and National Groups

    By Martyn Barrett

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book provides a state-of-the-art account of how people's subjective sense of national identity, and attitudes towards countries and national groups, develop through the course of childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive review of the research which has been conducted into: ....

    Published January 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Immigrant Youth in Cultural Transition

    Acculturation, Identity, and Adaptation Across National Contexts

    Edited by J.W. Berry, Jean S. Phinney, David L. Sam, Paul Vedder

    In this book, an international team of psychologists with interests in acculturation, identity, and development describe the experience and adaptation of immigrant youth, using data from over 7,000 immigrant youth from diverse cultural backgrounds living in 13 countries of settlement. Immigrant...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Cultural Developmental Science

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein

    Researchers and theoreticians commonly acknowledge the profound impact of culture on all aspects of development. However, many in the field are often unaware of the latest cultural literatures or how development proceeds in places other than their home locations. This comprehensive handbook covers...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 15th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. International Family Change

    Ideational Perspectives

    Edited by Rukmalie Jayakody, Arland Thornton, William Axinn

    Many dimensions of family life have changed. Age at marriage has risen, arranged marriages and extended families have declined, intergenerational relationships have been altered, and contraceptive usage has become widespread. Until now, most explanations have focused on structural influences that...

    Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Çigdem Kagitçibasi

    Reflecting author Çigdem Kagitçibasi's influential work over the last two decades, this new edition examines human development, the self, and the family in a cultural context. It challenges the existing assumptions in mainstream western psychology about the nature of individuals. The author...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Cultures of Infancy

    By Heidi Keller

    Cultures of Infancy presents the first systematic analysis of culturally informed developmental pathways, synthesizing evolutionary and cultural psychological perspectives for a broader understanding of human development. In this compelling book, author Heidi Keller utilizes ethnographic reports,...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Psychology Press