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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Family Identity

    Ties, Symbols, and Transitions

    By Vittorio Cigoli, Eugenia Scabini

    Gender, generations, and lineage; faith, hope, and justice; gifts, duties, and debts; affection, responsibility, and generativity; values, secrets, and objectives; transmissions and transitions: these are the primary themes of family. They refer to what the family relationship builds in terms of...

    Published October 17th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Culture and Human Development

    The Importance of Cross-Cultural Research for the Social Sciences

    Edited by Wolfgang Friedlmeier, Pradeep Chakkarath, Beate Schwarz

    As intercultural encounters between people in the modern world become more common, important questions have been raised about the nature of culture-specific differences and similarities. Focusing on the relationship between culture and human development, this timely book offers an interdisciplinary...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Psychology Press