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Culture and Cognition: Implications for Theory and Method (Paperback)
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Culture and Cognition: Implications for Theory and Method (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 02/12/2003
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Culture plays an important role in our everyday lives, yet the study of cultural processes and their impact on thinking and behavior is still in its infancy. This brief core text fills a void in the cross-disciplinary area of culture and cognition by providing a clear overview of approaches from varying disciplinary perspectives, discussing methodological problems as well as theoretical implications of these approaches. In addition, it discusses some of the methods and statistical tools that have been developed recently to tackle theoretical problems with promising new research strategies.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761929079
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 299 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The subject matter is very timely for such a book. The field of culture and cognition is in a state of considerable flux, and it requires the kind of knowledge that Ross has not only of cognitive anthropology but of cognitive psychology to make a synthesis and to develop guideposts and steer the field towards viable future objectives. Ross possesses complete familiarity with the literature.... This should make for an excellent contribution."

-- Douglas White

"Norbert Ross is a fine scholar, and the book does something useful and new.... an important contribution by a respected researcher who knows what he is talking about and who has done creative basic work in the field."

-- Roy D'Andrade

"In view of a current trend to integrate knowledge re `culture' and `cognition' in psychology (particularly marked) and anthropology, there is a growing demand for good textbooks in these fields. The ideas proposed by Ross are interesting and potentially productive."

-- Chizuko Izawa

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