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Why Do Men Barbecue?

Recipes for Cultural Psychology

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674011359

Publication Date: 05/30/2003


430 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 4 line illustrations, 4 tables


  • Introduction: Anti-Postculturalism (or, The View from Manywheres)
  • 1. Who Sleeps by Whom Revisited [with Lene Balle-Jensen and William Goldstein]
  • 2. The “Big Three” of Morality (Autonomy, Community, Divinity) and the “Big Three” Explanations of Suffering [with Nancy C. Much, Manamohan Mahapatra, and Lawrence Park]
  • 3. Cultural Psychology of Emotions: Ancient and New [with Jonathan Haidt]
  • 4. “What about Female Genital Mutilation?” and Why Understanding Culture Matters
  • 5. The Return of the “White Man’s Burden” and the Domestic Life of Hindu Women [with Usha Menon]
  • 6. Culture and Mental Development in Our Poststructural Age
  • 7. A Polytheistic Conception of the Sciences and the Virtues of Deep Variety
  • 8. Fundamentalism for Highbrows: The Aims of Education Address at the University of Chicago
  • Conclusion: From Manywheres to the Civilizing Project, and Back
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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