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The cultural nature of human development

Author: Barbara Rogoff
Publisher: Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents an account of human development that looks at both the differences and similarities among cultures. Beyond demonstrating that "culture matters," Rogoff focuses on how culture matters in human development - what patterns help make sense of the cultural aspects of human development? Rogoff integrates research and theory from several disciplines, including cross-cultural psychology, sociocultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogoff, Barbara.
Cultural nature of human development.
Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002010393
(OCoLC)50132243
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Rogoff
ISBN: 9780199726660 0199726663 9780195131338 0195131339 0195302249 9780195302240 1280472685 9781280472688 9786610472680 6610472688
OCLC Number: 60543111
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Chosen as one of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Books of 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 434 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Orienting concepts and ways of understanding the cultural nature of human development --
Development as transformation of participation in cultural activities --
Individuals, generations, and dynamic cultural communities --
Child rearing in families and communities --
Developmental transitions in individuals' roles in their communities --
Interdependence and autonomy --
Thinking with the tools and institutions of culture --
Learning through guided participation in cultural endeavors --
Cultural change and relations among communities.
Responsibility: Barbara Rogoff.
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The Cultural Nature of Human Development presents an account of human development that looks at the differences and similarities among cultures. Rogoff focuses on how culture matters in human  Read more...

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