Psychological, Developmental, Social, and Methodological Aspects
State-of-the-art source book explaining how cultural information is transferred from one generation to the next within a family.
1. General introduction to cultural transmission: developmental psychological, social and methodological aspects Ute Schonpflug; 2. Cultural transmission: a short history of research and theory Ute Schonpflug; Part I. Evolutionary Perspective: 3. Cultural transmission: a view from chimpanzees and human infants Michael Tomasello; 4. Transmission, self-organization and the emergence of language: a dynamic systems point of view Paul van Geert; 5. Relationship-specific intergenerational family ties: an evolutionary approach to the structure of cultural transmission Harald A. Euler, Sabine Hoier and Percy A. Rohde; Part II. Cross-Cultural Perspective: 6. An ecocultural perspective on cultural transmission: the family across cultures John W. Berry and James Georgas; 7. Intergenerational relations and cultural transmission Gisela Trommsdorff; 8. Intergenerational transmission, social capital and interethnic contact in immigrant families Bernhard Nauck; 9. Developmental processes related to intergenerational transmission of culture: growing up with two cultures in the U.S.A. Amado M. Padilla; 10. The transmission process: mechanisms and contexts Ute Schonpflug and Ludwig Bilz; 11. Accounting for parent-child value congruence: theoretical considerations and empirical evidence Ariel Knafo and Shalom H. Schwartz; 12. Culture, migration, and family value socialization: a theoretical model and empirical investigation with Russian immigrant youth in Israel Ariel Knafo, Avi Assor, Shalom H. Schwartz and Limor David; 13. Immigrant parents' age expectations for the development of their adolescent offspring: transmission effects and changes after immigration Eva Schmitt-Rodermund and Rainer K. Silberseisen; Part III. Intracultural Variations: 14. Intergenerational transmission of moral capital across the family life course Merril Silverstein and Stephen J. Conroy; 15. Similarity of life goals in the family: a three-generations study Alexander Grob and Wibke Weisheit; 16. The intergenerational transmission of xenophobia and rightism in East Germany Bernd Six, Kristina Geppert and Ute Schonpflug; 17. Intergenerational transmission of violence Haci-Halil Uslucan and Urs Fuhrer; 18. 'Don't trust anyone over 25': youth centrism, intergenerational transmission of political orientations and cultural change Tom ter Bogt, Wim Meeus, Quinten Raaijmakers, Frits van Wel and Wilma Vollebergh; 19. Value transmission and Zeitgeist revisited Klaus Boehnke, Andreas Hadjar and Dirk Baier; 20. Epilogue: towards a model of cultural transmission Ute Schonpflug.