Cultural Psychology: Anthropological Perspectives on Culture and Human Development
This course will introduce students to basic research on the psychocultural study of human development. It is designed to provide an overview of conceptual & empirical work on the psychocultural study of childhood & adolescence, the cultural patterning of interpersonal relationships including family life, peer groups, & schooling in plural societies. We will be examing basic research privileging comparative & interdisciplinary approaches with an emphasis on psychocultural levels of analysis. Topics of concern shall include theoretical work socialization, identity, immigration, transnationalism, globalization, & transculturation as it related to youth, families & communities, the psychocultural study of race & ethnicity, & the interdisciplinary study of social violence & trauma in comparative perspective.
- Old Course Number: E20.2055