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Listening To Culture

Listening To Culture
Constructing Reality From Everyday Talk

First Edition

Other Titles in:
Cultural Studies

April 2004 | 235 pages | SAGE India
Listening to Culture explores the rich world of everyday talk—in families, with children, between friends, at the work place—and shows the significance of this social activity in the understanding of culture.

Jaan Valsiner

Approaching Cultural Realities

Cultural Terrains and Language Activity: Interactively Constructed Domains

Children and Cultural Continuity: Family, Childhood and Socialism

Investigating Reality: Methodological Predicaments

The Cultural Setting: Dominant Themes of Childhood in India

Taxonomy of Personhood in Conversations

Domains of Heightened Activity

Principles of Cultural Activity

Concluding Remarks




Nandita Chaudhary

Nandita Chaudhary is presently working as Reader at the Department of Human Development and Childhood Studies at Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. She has a Ph.D. from University of Delhi and has been a Fulbright scholar at the Department of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. She has written several journal articles and chapters in books, and is actively involved with crosscultural research and publication projects. She has authored Listening to Culture published by SAGE, New Delhi in 2004, and is Associate editor of the SAGE journal Culture and Psychology, and consultant editor for the SAGE journal  ... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761932017