Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development, 6th edition

  • Harry W. Gardiner

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For courses in Cross-Cultural Development
An interdisciplinary exploration of cross-cultural human development throughout the lifespan

Lives Across Cultures: Cross-Cultural Human Development focuses on cultural similarities and differences in human development throughout the world and across the lifespan, while emphasizing the links between theory, research, and practical applications. Presented chronologically by topic, Harry Gardiner’s Sixth Edition combines the most current information with engaging vignettes, stories, and personal experiences in his highly praised, scholarly yet conversational, and often humorous writing style.

NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Cross-Cultural Human Development
2. Theories and Methodology
3. Culture and Socialization
4. The Family in Cultural Context
5. Culture, Language, and Cognition
6. Culture, Self, and Personality
7. Culture and Social Behavior
8. Culture and Issues of Gender and Sexuality
9. Culture, Health, and Illness
10. Future Trends and Applications

Published by Pearson (February 6th 2017) - Copyright © 2018