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Cultural Psychology: A Developmental Perspective
PSYC 264 SP
Cultural psychology is an interdisciplinary field, where the focus is jointly on the person and culture, and how both are mutually constructed. This course will draw from cultural psychology, cultural studies, and
to examine the theoretical underpinnings and empirical work of the field and will incorporate a developmental perspective. Topics will include the theoretical underpinnings of cultural psychology, the role of cultural
in communities, how cultural change occurs, and how culture influences child rearing and adolescent development.
Rogoff, B. (2003). THE CULTURAL NATURE OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. Oxford University Press.
Stack, C. (1974). ALL OUR KIN. New York: Basic Books
Briggs, J.L. (1998). INUIT MORALITY PLAY: THE EMOTIONAL EDUCATION OF A
THREE-YEAR OLD. New Haven, CT: Yale
Mikel Brown, L. (1998). RAISING THEIR VOICES: THE POLITICS OF GIRLS' ANGER. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press
Bettie, J. (2003). WOMEN WITHOUT CLASS: GIRLS, RACE, AND IDENTITY. Berkeley:
University of California
Shirley Brice Heath (1983). WAYS WITH WORDS: LANGUAGE, LIFE, AND WORK IN COMMUNITIES AND CLASSROOMS. New York: Cambridge University Press.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Group discussion papers, in-class group presentation, and a paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Students will be encouraged to participate in a field placement and write a paper that incorporates their experiences with the coursework.
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- Instructor(s): Langhout,Regina Day
- Times: .M.W... 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: PAC002;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 40)
- SR. major: 8 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: 4 Jr. non-major: 4 SO: 8 FR: 8
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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