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Preface Cultural psychology - what is it? Richard A. Shweder Part I. The Keynote Addresses: 1. On the strange and the familiar in recent anthropological thought Melford E. Spiro Part II. Cultural Cognition: 2. Some propositions about the relations between culture and human cognition Roy D'Andrade 3. Culture and moral development Richard A. Shweder, Manamohan Mahapatra and Joan G. Miller 4. The laws of sympathetic magic: a psychological analysis of similarity and contagion Paul Rozin and Carol Nemeroff 5. The development from child speaker to naive speaker Dan I. Slobin Part II. Cultural Learning: 6. The socialization of cognition: what's involved? Jacqueline J. Goodnow 7. Indexicality and socialization Elinor Ochs 8. The culture of acquisition and the practice of understanding Jean Lave 9. Mathematics learning in Japanese, Chinese, and American classrooms James W. Stigler and Michelle Perry Part IV. Cultural Selves: 10. Adolescent rituals and identity conflicts John W. M. Whiting 11. Sambia nosebleeding rites and male proximity to women Gilbert Herdt 12. On self characterization Vincent Crapanzano Part V. Cultural Coneptions of Psychoanalysis: 13. Stories from Indian psychoanalysis: context and text Sudhir Kakar 14. The cultural assumptions of psychoanalysis Takeo Doi 15. Infant environments in psychoanalysis: a cross-cultural view Robert A. LeVine Part VI. Cultural Domination and Dominions: 16. Male dominance and sexual coercion Thomas Gregor 17. The children of Trackton's children: spoken and written language in social change Shirley Brice Heath 18. Cultural mode, identity, and literacy John U. Ogbu 19. Mother love and child death in northeast Brazil Nancy Scheper-Hughes Part VII. A Skeptical Reflection: 20. Social understanding and the inscription of self Kenneth J. Gergen Name index Subject index.