Culture Theory: Essays on Mind, Self and Emotion

Culture Theory: Essays on Mind, Self and Emotion



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521267199
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/01/1984
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preview: a colloquy of culture theorists Richard A. Shweder; Part I. Culture Theory: An Introduction; 1. Anthropology's romantic rebellion against the enlightenment, or there's more to thinking than reason and evidence Richard A. Shweder; 2. Properties of culture: an ethnographic view Robert A. LeVine; 3. Cultural meaning systems Roy G. D'Andrade; Part II. Culture, Self, and Emotion: 4. 'From the native's point of view: on the nature of anthropological understanding Clifford Geertz; 5. Toward an anthropology of self and feeling Michelle Z. Rosaldo; 6. Does the concept of the person vary cross-culturally? Richard A. Shweder and Edmund J. Bourne; 7. Understanding people Zeno Vendler; 8. Emotion, knowing and culture Robert I. Levy; 9. Getting angry: the Jamesian theory of emotion in anthropology Robert C. Solomon; Part III. Culture, Language, and Thought: 10. The development of competence in culturally defined domains: a preliminary framework Howard Gardner; 11. Language acquisition and socialization: three developmental stories and their implications Elinor Ochs and Bambi B. Schieffelin; Part IV. Commentary: 12. Some reflections on cultural determinism and relativism with special reference to emotion and reason Melford E. Spiro; Name index; Subject index.

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