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Companion to Psychological Anthropology Modernity and Psychocultural Change

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ISBN-10: 1405162554

ISBN-13: 9781405162555

Edition: 2007

Authors: Conerly Casey, Robert B. Edgerton, Conerly Casey

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This Companion provides the first definitive overview of psychocultural anthropology: a subject that focuses on cultural, psychological, and social interrelations across cultures. Brings together original essays by leading scholars in the field Offers an in-depth exploration of the concepts and topics that have emerged through contemporary ethnographic work and the processes of global change Key issues range from studies of consciousness and time, emotion, cognition, dreaming, and memory, to the lingering effects of racism and ethnocentrism, violence, identity and subjectivity
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Book details

List price: $73.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.70" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Synopsis of Contents
Notes on Contributors
Sensing, Feeling, and Knowing
Time and Consciousness
An Anthropology of Emotion
"Effort After Meaning" in Everyday Life
Culture and Learning
Dreaming in a Global World
Memory and Modernity
Language and Communication
Narrative Transformations
Practical Logic and Autism
Disability: Global Languages and Local Lives
Ambivalence, Alienation, and Belonging
Self and Other in an "Amodern" World
Immigrant Identities and Emotion
Emotive Institutions
Urban Fear of Crime and Violence in Gated Communities
Race: Local Biology and Culture in Mind
Unbound Subjectivities and New Biomedical Technologies
Globalization, Childhood, and Psychological Anthropology
Drugs and Modernization
Ritual Practice and Its Discontents
Spirit Possession
Witchcraft and Sorcery
Aggression, Dominance, and Violence
Genocide and Modernity
Corporate Violence
Political Violence
The Politics of Remorse