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Description - Culture and Human Development by Jaan Valsiner

A cultural perspective on every developmental stage from pregnancy to old age, demonstrating the interface between cultural psychology and developmental psychology. A major feature of the work is its broad coverage of theoretical and methodological issues which have relevance to this interdisciplinary field of enquiry. Topics covered include: the economic roles of children; infant protection from immunization to "evil eye"; children's entrance to education; and adolescent sexual experience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761956846
ISBN-10: 0761956840
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 19-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jaan Valsiner

Jaan Valsiner is Niels Bohr Professor of Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is the founding editor (1995) of the Sage journal, Culture & Psychology. And of The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology (2012). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Sciences (Springer, from 2007). In 1995 he was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Prize in Germany for his interdisciplinary work on human development, and Senior Fulbright Lecturing Award in Brazil 1995-1997. He has been a visiting professor in Brazil, Japan, Australia, Estonia. Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

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