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Thinking Through Cultures

Expeditions in Cultural Psychology

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$50.00 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780674884168

Publication Date: 03/01/1991


420 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftones, 1 line illustration, 6 tables


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  • Introduction: The Astonishment of Anthropology
  • I. Ideas of a Polytheistic Nature
    • 1. Post-Nietzschean Anthropology: The Ideal of Multiple Objective Worlds
    • 2. Cultural Psychology: What Is It?
  • II. Are People the Same Wherever You Go?
    • 3. Does the Concept of the Person Vary Cross-Culturally? [with Edmund J. Bourne]
    • 4. The Social Construction of the Person: How Is It Possible? [with Joan G. Miller]
    • 5. Determinations of Meaning: Discourse and Moral Socialization [with Nancy C. Much]
    • 6. Menstrual Pollution, Soul Loss, and the Comparative Study of Emotions
  • III. Experiments in Criticism
    • 7. Rethinking Culture and Personality Theory
    • 8. Suffering in Style: On Arthur Kleinman
    • 9. How to Look at Medusa without Turning to Stone: On Gananath Obeyesekere
  • Conclusion: Artful Realism
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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