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A companion to cognitive anthropology

Author: David B Kronenfeld; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Blackwell companions to anthropology.
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"This new companion traces the development of cognitive anthropology from its beginnings in the late 1950s to the present, and evaluates future directions of research in the field. In twenty-nine articles from leading anthropologists, there is an overview of cognitive and cultural structures, insights into how cognition works in everyday life and interacts with culture, and examples of contemporary research. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion to cognitive anthropology.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
(DLC) 2011001491
(OCoLC)679941451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David B Kronenfeld; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444350753 1444350757
OCLC Number: 767516256
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Blackwell, 2011. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Dec. 2, 2011). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: xv, 607 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction. --
Part I: History of Cognitive Anthropology and the nature and types of Cultural Knowledge Structures. --
1. A History of Cognitive Anthropology. --
2. The History of the Cultural Models School Reconsidered: A Paradigm Shift in Cognitive Anthropology. --
3. The Cognitive Context of Cognitive Anthropology. --
4. The Limits of the Habitual: Shifting Paradigms for Language and Thought. --
5. Types of Collective Representations: Cognition, Mental Architecture, and Cultural Knowledge. --
6. Personal Knowledge and Collective Representations. --
Part II: Methodologies. --
7. Methods of Data Collection. --
8. Data, Method, and Interpretation in Cognitive Anthropology. --
9. Multi-item Scales and Cognitive Ethnography. --
10. Consensus Analysis. --
11. Narrative, Mind, and Culture. --
12. Simulation (and Modeling). --
Part III: Cognitive Structures of Cultural Domains. --
13. Mathematical Representation of Cultural Constructs. --
14. Kinship Theory and Cognitive Theory in Anthropology. --
15. Numerical Cognition and Ethnomathematics. --
16. 'Indigenous knowledge' and the Understanding of Cultural Cognition: The Contribution of Studies of Environmental Knowledge Systems. --
17. Emotions, Motivation, and Behavior in Cognitive Anthropology. --
18. Social Networks, Cognition, and Culture. --
Part IV: Cognitive Anthropology and other Disciplines. --
19. Culture and Cognition: The Role of Cognitive Anthropology in Anthropology and the Cognitive Science. --
20. Cultural Models, Power, and Hegemony. --
21. Cognitive Anthropology Through a Gendered Lens. --
22. Sociality in Cognitive and Sociocultural Anthropologies: The Relationships aren't Just Additive. --
23. Cognitive Anthropology and Education: Foundational Models of Self and Cultural Models of Teaching and Learning in Japan and the United States. --
24. Archaeological Approaches to Cognitive Evolution. --
Part V: Some Examples of Contemporary Research. --
25. Dots, Sprinkles, and Flecks: Sonar Talk and the Distributed Cognition Model of Mind. --
26. A Foundational Cultural Model in Polynesia: Monarchy, Democracy, and the Architecture of the Mind. --
27. Cognitive Approaches to the Study of Romantic Love: Semantic, Cross-Cultural, and as a Process. --
28. Trouble as Part of Everyday Life: Cognitive and Sociocultural Processes in Avoiding and Responding to Illness. --
29. Cultural Models of "Benign Senescent Forgetfulness" vs. Alzheimer's Disease: A Consensus Analysis of Three U.S. Ethnic Groups. --
Afterward: One Cognitive View of Culture.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to anthropology.
Responsibility: edited by David B. Kronenfeld [and others].
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