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Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Julia L. Cassaniti and Usha Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

One of the major questions in cultural psychology is how to take diversity seriously while also acknowledging our shared humanity. This collection addresses this question by engaging with the complex ... More


Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

J. L. Cassaniti

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Remembering the Present examines the contemporary meanings, practices, and purposes of mindfulness in the countries of Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar (Burma), which together make up a large part of ... More


Unsettling Basic States: New Directions in the Cross-Cultural Study of Emotion

Julia L. Cassaniti

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

There may not be basic emotional states uniformly experienced across time and space. Nevertheless, we can systematically make sense of a universal human capacity for feelings, and a potential to ... More


A Man Who Needs No Introduction

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter recounts an inmate’s experience during a “high-intensity” treatment program for sexual offenders designed according to the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) ... More


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