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Author Whiting, John Wesley Mayhew, 1908-1999.

Title Culture and human development : the selected papers of John Whiting / edited by Eleanor Hollenberg Chasdi.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.231 WHIT    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  305.231 WHIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Publication of the Society of Psychological Anthropology ; 6.
Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-345) and index.
Summary John Whining is a leading figure in psychological anthropology and one of the pioneers in the development of systematic cross-cultural research. His work is interdisciplinary and he draws mainly upon the fields of anthropology, psychoanalysis and learning and behavior theory. This book includes some of his most influential articles on culture and human development, as well as a comprehensive autobiographical essay. Roy D'Andrade's introduction assesses the unique contributions of John Whiting and locates his work within the contemporary currents of psychological anthropology.
Other author Chasdi, Eleanor Hollenberg.
Subject Whiting, John Wesley Mayhew, 1908-1999.
Child rearing -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 0521435153 (hardback)
052102806X (paperback)