Culture and Human Development: The Selected Papers of John Whiting (Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology)0521435153, 9780521435154, 052102806X, 9780521028066, 9780511598340
Description:John Whiting is a leading figure in psychological anthropology and a...
Description:John Whiting is a leading figure in psychological anthropology and a pioneer in the development of systematic cross-cultural research. His work is interdisciplinary, drawing mainly on the fields of anthropology, psychoanalysis, and learning and behavior theory. This book includes some of his most influential articles on culture and human development, and a comprehensive autobiographical essay. Roy D’Andrade’s introduction assesses the unique contributions of Whiting and locates his work within the contemporary currents of psychological anthropology.