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Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Human Development Theory, Research and Applications by T S Saraswathi

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Published by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd .
Written in English


  • Social Psychology,
  • Ethnopsychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Religion,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • Developmental psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8031276M
ISBN 100761997695
ISBN 109780761997696

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This book is based on lectures delivered by 12 cross-cultural social science scholars drawn from 7 countries to address critical issues related to knowledge construction in human development and allied disciplines. The book is organized into two major sections. Section 1 focuses on theoretical perspectives and Section 2 highlights ongoing research and by:   The key to taking a cross-cultural perspective is having a framework that can help you begin to appreciate the other person’s point of view. Louise Rasmussen and Winston Sieck of Global Cognition studied how people make sense of the thoughts and decisions of others with different cultural backgrounds. Global Human Resource Development analyzes HRD from institutional and cross-cultural perspectives, making it possible, for the first time, to analyze trends across countries and regions and to draw conclusions about the value of institutional and cross-cultural perspectives in the HRD context. There is currently no book on the market that Manufacturer: Routledge. We hope and believe the book makes a timely contribution to the reformulation of the study of human development, and we think it is unique in its attention to both cultural and critical perspectives and the opportunity it consequently provides to explore how these perspectives can inform one another.

In many cases, the contents of the book draws upon and takes forward work the authors have been doing for a long time; in others, new ideas and insights have been introduced. Collectively, the research covers a large portion of the world and provides excellent cross-cultural perspectives, backed at many places by strong empirical s: 1. Bame Nsamenang's Human Development in Cultural Context: A Third World Perspective presents a valuable and exciting contribution to the social sciences. For the first time, a social scientist from a non-Western country has provided a systematic and complete account of human development that is sensitive to the needs, interests, and ecologies of non-Western cultures . Cross-cultural research using the eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology databases allows us to compare and contrast aspects of childhood between cultures. Since the s, cross-cultural researchers have studied cultural variation in the treatment of infants and children and have produced numerous publications on the possible causes and. Buy Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human Development 1 by Gardiner, Harry W., Mutter, Jay D., Kosmitzki, Corinne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(35).

Illinois Segall M H, Dasen P R, Berry J W, Poortinga Y H Human Behavior in Global Perspective: An introduction to Cross-cultural Psychology. Pergamon Press, New York. Description. Interdisciplinary exploration of cross-cultural human development throughout the lifespan. Presented in a chronological-within-topics approach, covering the entire lifespan, this text focuses on cultural similarities and differences in human development throughout the world while emphasizing links among theory, research and practical applications. Combining the latest . A cross-cultural perspective expands awareness and reduces ethnocentric thinking. Recurring themes — ecological and contextual approaches, developmental niches, and developmental and cross-cultural perspectives — are regularly interwoven into the narrative of each chapter to provide a comprehensive and cohesive understanding.; Cultural diversity is fully integrated Format: Paper. A social change and a human development perspective on the value of children. In S. Bekman & A. Aksu-Koc (Eds.), Perspectives on human development, family and culture (pp. 86–). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.