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New Directions in Psychological Anthropology

 

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New Directions in Psychological Anthropology


Catherine A. Lutz (Editor)
Geoffrey M. White (Editor)
Theodore Schwartz (Editor)
Claudia Strauss (Series Edited)
John Lucy (Series Edited)
Takie Sugiyama Lebra (Series Edited)
Allen W. Johnson (Series Edited)
Daniel Fessler (Series Edited)
Naomi Quinn (Series Edited)

 

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ISBN: 9780521426091

 

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This work on psychological anthropology discusses cognition, developmental psychology, biology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, areas that have always been integral to the subject, but which are now being transformed by new perspectives on the body, meaning, agency and communicative practice.



Sections of the book discuss cognition, developmental psychology, biology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, areas that have always been integral to psychological anthropology but which are now being transformed by new perspectives on the body, meaning, agency and communicative practice.


 

ISBN 52142609
ISBN13 9780521426091
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Format Paperback
Publication date 21/01/1993
Pages 364
Weight (grammes) 530
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 228
Width (mm) 152

Introduction Geoffrey M. White and Catherine A. Lutz
Part I. Cognition and Social Selves: 1. Ethnopsychology Geoffrey M. White
2. Cognitive anthropology Roy G. D'Andrade
3. Schemes for schemata Janet Dixon Keller
4. The woman who climbed up the house: some limitations of schema theory Dorothy Holland
Part II. Learning to be Human: 5. Language as tool in the socialization and apprehension of cultural meanings Peggy J. Miller and Lisa Hoogstra
6. Human development in psychological anthropology Sara Harkness
Part III. The Body's Person: 7. Putting people in biology: toward a synthesis of biological and psychological anthropology James S. Chisholm
8. Cupid and Psyche: investigative syncretism in biological and psychosocial anthropology Carol M. Worthman
Part IV. Psychiatry and its Contexts: 9. Culture and psychopathology: directions for psychiatric anthropology Bryon J. Good
10. A prologue to a psychiatric anthropology Robert I. Levy
11. Hungry bodies, medicine, and the state: toward a critical psychological anthropology Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Part V. Psychoanalytic Approaches: 12. Is psychoanalysis relevant for anthropology? Katherine P. Ewing
13. Intent and meaning in psychoanalysis and cultural study Bertram J. Cohler
14. Some thoughts on hermeneutics and psychoanalytic anthropology Vincent Crapanzano
Part VI. Disciplinary Perspectives: 15. Polarity and plurality: Franz Boas as psychological anthropologist George W. Stocking, Jr.
16. Anthropology and psychology: an unrequited relationship Theodore Schwartz
Index.