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Personality and the Cultural Construction of Society

David K. Jordan

Personality and the Cultural Construction of Society

Papers in Honor of Melford E. Spiro

by David K. Jordan

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Published by Univ of Alabama Pr (Tx) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • The self, ego, identity, personality,
  • Ethnopsychology,
  • Personality and culture,
  • Spiro, Melford E,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarc J. Swartz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8073166M
    ISBN 10081730469X
    ISBN 109780817304690

    In her significant book The Feminine Mystique, American feminist Betty Friedan wrote that the key to women's subjugation lay in the social construction of femininity as childlike, passive and dependent, and called for a "drastic reshaping of the cultural image of femininity." Behavior and personality. cultural anthropology - study of cultural variation and similarities. Includes ethnology and anthropological linguistics. May also include archaeology. cultural construct - the idea that the characteristics people attribute to such social categories as gender, illness, death, status of women, and status of men is culturally defined.

    In Freud's model of personality, which element of the personality represents a person's efforts to balance innate pleasure-seeking drives and the demands of society? ego Jean Piaget called the level of development at which individuals first use language and other cultural symbols which of . To better understand what happens inside the clinical setting, this chapter looks outside. It reveals the diverse effects of culture and society on mental health, mental illness, and mental health services. This understanding is key to developing mental health services that are more responsive to the cultural and social contexts of racial and ethnic minorities.

    Mead, Margaret; personality formation American anthropologist Margaret Mead with a woman and her niece, in Bali, , where Mead conducted fieldwork to study the role of culture in personality formation. Manuscript Division/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. During her many years with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, she successively served as assistant curator. Personality: Margaret Mead. Arguably, Margaret Mead was one of the leading anthropologists of the 20 th century. Being a student of Boas, Mead extended the school's knowledge in culture and personality as she focused from the American culture to the whole Western World.


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FREE Due to Author: David K. Jordan. summary. Pyschological anthropology is a vital area of contemporary social science, and one of the field's most important and innovative thinkers is Melford E. Spiro. This volume brings together sixteen essays that review Spiro's theoretical insights and extend them into new by: 6.

Personality and the cultural construction of society papers in honor of Melford E. Spiro by Jordan, David K., Marc J. Swartz Published by University of Alabama Press in : Personality and the cultural construction of society.

Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Melford E Spiro; Melford E Spiro; Melford E Spiro: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David K Jordan; Marc J Swartz; Melford E Spiro.

The work unfolds a systematic theory of the structure and dynamics of social, cultural, and personality systems. It is little concerned with physical, biological, and other "presociological" problems; instead it confines itself to a study of sociocultural phenomena in their structural and dynamic aspects.

treatise Culture and Personality (), by Anthony Wallace, is also partly a collection of his published papers; this was the only volume approaching a textbook of culture and personality published during the two years. Culture and Social Character, a book of nineteen original essays by various social scientists on the work of David Riesman.

Culture and personality is a brilliant and authoritative presentation of past and present theories of culture and personality. It traces the evolution of culture and the psychology of culture change, and shows the relation between culture and personality patterns.

This second edition includes a new chapter on culture and cognition and new material on culture and human nature and on culture. Culture consists of the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society.

Through culture, people and groups define themselves, conform to society's shared values, and contribute to society. Thus, culture includes many societal aspects: language, customs, values, norms, mores, rules, tools, technologies, products, organizations, and.

InCora Dubois, Abram Kardiner and Ralph Linton coauthored the book, the Psychological Frontiers of Society which consisted of careful descriptions and interpretations of three cultures (the Comanche culture, the Alorese culture, and the culture of an American rural community).

It explained the basic personality formed by the diversity of subject matter in each culture. The central concept, that personality is mainly an individual embodiment of culture, is approached from a somewhat different vantage point in each of the essays. The first touches on the socialization of the individual by his society into its culture; the second treats culture itself; the third discusses the These five essays deal with the /5.

Favourite culture and society books. It's the keystone work in the construction of the bridge between nascent socialism and the modern Green movement - written at a.

Personality and Individual Differences is primarily devoted to the publication of articles (experimental, correlational, theoretical, expository/review) which enhance our understanding of the structure of personality and other forms of individual differences, the processes which cause these individual differences to emerge, and their practical applications.

Read this book on Questia. Theoretically this volume is an outgrowth and expansion of a short series of lectures before the Seminar on the Impact of Culture on Personality assembled at Yale University during the academic year AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM.

book The Social Construction of note that qualitative research seeks to "investigate culture, society Author: Alexandra Galbin.

Personality in Society: Social Psychology's Contribution to Sociology RALPH H. TURNER University of California, Los Angeles A model of socialization process beginning and ending with society is proposed, featuring individual personalities as intervening variables in the maintenance, disruption, and modification of culture and social structure.

Cross-cultural psychology is at the next crossroads in it’s development, and re- searchers can certainly make major contributions to this domain if they can address these weaknesses and challenges.

Keywords: cross-cultural psychology, personality assessment, culture. Social constructionism is a theory of knowledge in sociology and communication theory that examines the development of jointly-constructed understandings of the world that form the basis for shared assumptions about reality.

The theory centers on the notion that meanings are developed in coordination with others rather than separately within each individual.

The "mazeway," as Anthony Wallace () called it, is made up of human, non-human, material, and abstract elements of the culture. It is the "stuff" of both personality and culture. The mazeway, suggested Wallace, is the patterned image of society and culture, personality and nature all of which is ingrained in the person's symbolization of self.

The famous "Culture and Personality School" emerged, partially initiated by Franz Boas. It was further advanced by Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict, both searching for "patterns of culture" and their relation to personality characteristics. After the decline of the "Culture and Personality School," the.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. An emerging field of research is personality psychology — a scientific look at how people differ from each other and how differences in personality influence the world in which we live. To begin.