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Carl Ratner's new book deepens our understanding of psychology by emphasizing the role that cultural factors, such as social institutions, artifacts, and cultural concepts play in psychological functioning. The author demonstrates the impact of culture on stimulating and structuring emotion, personality, perception, cognition, memory, sexuality, and mental illness. Examples from interdisciplinary social science research illuminate a sophisticated dialectical relationship between cultural factors and psychological phenomena. ...

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Cultural Psychology: A Perspective on Psychological Functioning and Social Reform 2005, Psychology Press, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805854787

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Cultural Psychology: A Perspective on Psychological Functioning and Social Reform 2005, Psychology Press, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805854770

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