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The cultural nature of human development

Author: Barbara Rogoff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Rogoff
ISBN: 0195131339 9780195131338
OCLC Number: 799421217
Awards: Winner of Chosen as one of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Books of 2004.
Description: xiii, 434 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Orienting concepts and ways of understanding the cultural nature of human development ; 2. Development as transformation of participation in cultural activities ; 3. Individuals, generations and dynamic cultural communities ; 4. Child rearing in families and communities ; 5. Developmental transitions in individuals' roles in their communities ; 6. Interdependence and autonomy ; 7. Thinking with the tools and institutions of culture ; 8. Learning through guided participation in cultural endeavours ; 9. Cultural change and relations among communities
Responsibility: Barbara Rogoff.

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