The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective by Lene Arnett JensenThe Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective by Lene Arnett Jensen

The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

EditorLene Arnett Jensen

Paperback | May 15, 2016

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The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture provides a comprehensive synopsis of theory and research on human development, with every chapter drawing together findings from cultures around the world. This includes a focus on cultural diversity within nations, cultural change, andglobalization. Expertly edited by Lene Arnett Jensen, the Handbook covers the entire lifespan from the prenatal period to old age. It delves deeply into topics such as the development of emotion, language, cognition, morality, creativity, and religion, as well as developmental contexts such asfamily, friends, civic institutions, school, media, and work. Written by an international group of eminent and cutting-edge experts, chapters showcase the burgeoning interdisciplinary approach to scholarship that bridges universal and cultural perspectives on human development. This"cultural-developmental approach" is a multifaceted, flexible, and dynamic way to conceptualize theory and research that is in step with the cultural and global realities of human development in the 21st century.
Lene Arnett Jensen, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at Clark University. She is the originator of the "cultural-developmental" theoretical approach for scholarship on human development. Her research addresses moral, civic, and cultural identity development in the context of globalization. A native of Denmark, Dr. Jensen has r...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 10 × 6.97 × 0 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019061966X

ISBN - 13:9780190619664

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