Cultural Transmission: Psychological, Developmental, Social, by Ute Schönpflug PhD

By Ute Schönpflug PhD

Cultural Transmission covers mental, developmental, social, and methodological learn on how cultural details is socially transmitted from one new release to the subsequent inside of households. learning procedures of cultural transmission may also help learn the continuity or switch of cultures, together with those who need to do something about migration or the cave in of a political method. An evolutionary standpoint is elaborated within the first a part of the publication; the second one takes a cross-cultural point of view by way of proposing overseas learn on improvement and intergenerational kin within the kinfolk; the 3rd offers intra-cultural analyses of mechanisms and methodological points of cultural transmission. made of contributions through specialists within the box, this cutting-edge resource ebook is meant for a person with pursuits in cultural matters - specially researchers and academics in disciplines reminiscent of psychology, social and behavioral sciences, and schooling - and for utilized pros in tradition administration and kin counseling, in addition to execs facing migrants.

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Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2(1), 1–23. , & Cosmides, L. (1991). The psychological foundations of culture. In J. Berkow & J. ), The adapted mind: Evolutionary psychology and the generation of culture (pp. 19–136). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2 Theory and Research in Cultural Transmission: A Short History ute scho¨ npflug INTRODUCTION Transmission may be understood as the deliberate or unintended transfer of information from a transmitter to a transmittee. , the exchange of rings in a wedding ceremony).

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