Listening To Culture

Listening To Culture (Paperback)

By Nandita Chaudhary 
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Edition: Paperback
EAN: 9780761932017
No. of Pages: 236
Publish Date: 2004-04-01
Binding: Paperback

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About the Book:
Listening to Culture presents everyday cultural activity in Indian family and community life in order to demonstrate why and how such activity must be encompassed in the study of individuals and collectives. The author explores the rich world of everyday talk-in families, with children, between friends, at the work place-and shows the significance of this domain of social activity for an understanding of culture.
Contents:

Foreword by JAAN VALSINER
Preface
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
Bibliography
Index

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Title: Listening To Culture
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Author: Nandita Chaudhary
Edition: Paperback
EAN: 9780761932017
No. of Pages: 236
Publish Date: 2004-04-01
Binding: Paperback

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