Cultural psychology: Cultural psychology – what is it?

  title={Cultural psychology: Cultural psychology – what is it?},
  author={R. A. Shweder},
A discipline is emerging called “cultural psychology.” It is not general psychology. It is not cross-cultural psychology. It is not psychological anthropology. It is not ethnopsychology. It is cultural psychology. And its time may have arrived, once again. While the authors in this volume were never asked to define or explicitly address the idea of a cultural psychology, several of the chapters turned out to be examples of it. They inspired this essay – which is a preliminary attempt to say… Expand
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