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Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Lene Arnett Jensen

Abstract

This book contains chapters which propose ways to bridge cultural and developmental approaches to human psychology. The chapters heed the call of cultural psychology to study different peoples around the world and to recognize that culture profoundly impacts how we think, feel, and act. At the same time, they also take seriously the developmental science perspective that humans everywhere share common life stage tasks and ways of learning. Doing what has not previously been done, the chapters integrate key insights and findings from cultural and developmental research. This book is in step wit ... More

Keywords: cultural approaches, developmental approaches, human psychology, cultural psychology, international trade, travel, learning, memory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195383430
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lene Arnett Jensen, author
Department of Psychology, Clark University

Contents

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Part I Developmental Processes and Culture

Part II Developmental Contexts and Culture

Chapter 6 Civil Societies as Cultural and Developmental Contexts for Civic Identity Formation

CONSTANCE FLANAGAN, M. LORETO MARTíNEZ, & PATRICIO CUMSILLE

Part III Developmental Selves and Culture

Chapter 8 Identity Development in Multiple Cultural Contexts

JEAN S. PHINNEY & OSCAR A. BALDELOMAR

Part IV Developmental Phases and Culture

Chapter 12 Emerging Adulthood(s)

JEFFREY JENSEN ARNETT

Chapter 13 Reconceptualizing Lifespan Development through a Hindu Perspective

T. S. SARASWATHI, JAYANTHI MISTRY, & RANJANA DUTTA

Commentary

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