By Conerly Casey, Robert B. Edgerton
This Companion presents the 1st definitive evaluate of psychocultural anthropology: an issue that makes a speciality of cultural, mental, and social interrelations throughout cultures.
- Brings jointly unique essays by way of major students within the field
- Offers an in-depth exploration of the options and issues that experience emerged via modern ethnographic paintings and the techniques of world change
- Key concerns variety from reviews of cognizance and time, emotion, cognition, dreaming, and reminiscence, to the lingering results of racism and ethnocentrism, violence, id and subjectivity
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Communications and travel must take into account connecting points on a globe – a fact that results in different times relative to the rotation of the earth and biological cycles in different places at the same instant. Contact via the Internet or by telephone is experientially different from physical, face-to-face interaction. Indeed, this is one of the weaknesses of claiming timelessness or time-space compression as a result of current telecommunications and information technology. Castells rightly emphasizes the significance of “the annihilation and manipulation of time by electronically managed global capital markets” (1996: 467), but while capital and information may move instantaneously and be immune to the differences in daylight versus darkness, the experience of our bodies is quite different.
A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change by Conerly Casey, Robert B. Edgerton