Psychology 100D: Cultural Perspectives on Developmental Psychology

Reading list

Topic 3. Thinking About "Cultural Space(s)"

______Gupta, A. (1992). Beyond "culture": Space, identity, and the politics of difference. Cultural Anthropology, 7, 6-23). Option I; due 4/17

______Wallerstein. E. (1991) Does India exist? In: Unthinking Social Science: The limits of nineteenth-century paradigms (pp. 130-134). London: Polity Press. Option II; due 4/17


Topic 4. "Ethnicity"

______Phinney, J. S. (1996). When we talk about American ethnic groups, what do we mean? American Psychologist, 51, 918-927. Option I; due 4/22

______Eriksen, T. H. (1993). Ethnicity and nationalism: Anthropological perspectives (Chapter 1, 2). London: Pluto Press. Option II; due 4/22

 

______Mahmmod, C. K., & Armstrong, S. L. (1992). Do ethnic groups exist? A cognitive perspectives on the concept of cultures. Ethnology, 31, 1-14. Option I; due 4/24

______Wright, L. One drop of blood. The New Yorker, July 25, 1994. Option I; due 4/24

______Comaroff, J. (1996). Ethnicity, nationalism, and the politics of differences. In E. N. Wilmsen and P. McAllister (Eds.), The politics of difference: Ethnic premise in a world of power (162-183). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Option II; due 4/24


Topic 5. Japanese Roots of Development: Part I - The Early Years

______Peak, L. (1989). Learning to become part of the group: The Japanese Child’s Transition to preschool life. Journal of Japanese Studies, 15, 93-123. Option I; due 4/29

______Stiegler, J. W., & Stevenson, H. W. (1991). How Asian teachers polish each lesson to perfection. American Educator, 12-47. Option II; due 4/29


Topic 6. Japanese Roots of Development: Part II - Adolescence

______White, M. (1994) The Material Child (Chapters 1, 2). Berkeley: University if California Press. Option I; due 5/1

______White, M. (1994) The Material Child (Chapters 3, 4). Berkeley: University if California Press. Option II; due 5/1

 

______White, M. (1994) The Material Child (Chapters 5, 6). Berkeley: University if California Press. Option I; due 5/6

______White, M. (1994) The Material Child (Chapters 7, 8, & Appendex). Berkeley: University if California Press. Option II; due 5/6


Topic 7. Mexican Roots of Development

______Uribe, F. M. T., LeVine, R. A., & LeVine, S. E. (1994). Maternal behavior in a Mexican community: The Changing environments of children. In P. M. Greenfield, & R. R. Cocking (Eds.), Cross-cultural roots of minority child development (pp. 41-54). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Option I; due 5/8

______Delgado-Gaitan, C. (1994). Socializing young children in Mexican-American families: An intergenerational perspective. In P. M. Greenfield, & R. R. Cocking (Eds.), Cross-cultural roots of minority child development (pp. 55-86). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Option II; due 5/8


Topic 8. Confucian Roots of Development

______Ho, D. Y. F. (1994). Cognitive socialization in Confucian heritage cultures. In P. M. Greenfield, & R. R. Cocking (Eds.), Cross-cultural roots of minority child development (pp. 285-313). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Option I; due 5/20

______Kim, U., & Choi, Soo-Hyang (1994). Individualism, collectivism, and child development: A Korean perspective. In P. M. Greenfield, & R. R. Cocking (Eds.), Cross-cultural roots of minority child development (pp. 227-257). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Option II; due 5/20


Topic 9. Islamic Roots of Development

______Wikan, U. (1996). Tomorrow, God willing: Self-made destinies in Cairo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Chapters 1, 2, 3) Option I; due 5/22.

______Wikan, U. (1996). Tomorrow, God willing: Self-made destinies in Cairo. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Chapters 5, 6, 7) Option II; due 5/22.