Culture as Embodiment: The Social Tuning of Behavior by Paul Voestermans, Theo Verheggen

By Paul Voestermans, Theo Verheggen

Culture as Embodiment makes use of fresh insights in psychology, cognitive, and affective technological know-how to bare the cultural patterning of habit in group-related practices.

  • Applies the simplest of the behavioural sciences to modern problems with behavioural cross-fertilization in worldwide exchange
  • Presents an unique conception for use within the gender and integration debates, approximately what the popularity of rookies from assorted cultural backgrounds relatively entails
  • Presents a thought that also is acceptable to formative years tradition and the cut up in sleek society among underclass, modal category, and the elite
  • Contains an unique method of the endurance of faith, and relates non secular idea to the cognitive capability of time-honored belief

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Sennett, Richard and Jonathan Cobb (1972) The Hidden Injuries of Class, New York: Knopf. van Strien, Tatjana, Peter Herman, Doeschka J. Anschutz, et al. (2012) Moderation of distress-induced eating by emotional eating scores. Appetite, 58(1), 277–284. Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid [Scientific Council for Government Policy] (2003) Waarden, normen en de last van gedrag [Values, norms, and the burden of behavior], Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 2 Inventing Culture Theory In Chapter 1 we pointed out that culture is not a ready-made product with powers of its own that determine people’s behavior.

Politicians and journalists should do the same, by the way, as their discourses are replete with examples of misusing “culture” in the ways we addressed above. By the end of Part One, we hope to have laid out in full our psychological perspective on culture. References Berry, John (1997) Immigration, acculturation, and adaptation. Applied Psychology, 46(1), 5–68. Bourdieu, Pierre ([1980]1990) Logic of Practice, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Hofstede, Geert (1984) Culture’s Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related Values, London: Sage.

4 Despite this explicit renunciation of racist ideas – or, to rephrase it positively, despite this central concern with the universal pliability of the human mind through language and education – German scholars displayed an ambivalent attitude toward people of non-Western origin.

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