History, Culture, Learning, and Development

  title={History, Culture, Learning, and Development},
  author={Patricia M. Greenfield and Ashley E. Maynard and Carla P. Childs},
  journal={Cross-Cultural Research},
  pages={351 - 374}
The authors report a diachronic investigation of cultural apprenticeship, creativity, and cognitive representation in a Zinacantec Maya community of Chiapas, Mexico. Focusing on the culturally central domain of weaving, they explore the implications of an ecocultural transition from agriculture to commerce for learning and development. Their studies cover 24 years and explore the implications of historical change in two generations of Zinacantec Maya children. The first wave was studied in 1969… 

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