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Selection from Coming of Age in Samoa

  title={Selection from Coming of Age in Samoa},
  author={Margaret . Mead},
The most obvious function performed by social scientists in modern America has been a cognitive one: the advancement of knowledge about society. Another, more subtle function has been a moral one: the articulation and criticism of standards for conduct. The role of the public moralist had long been performed by the clergy and by men and women of letters, but in the twentieth century this role increasingly came to be filled by psychologists, anthropologists, sociologists, and other practitioners… 
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Pragmatism and structuralism in occupational therapy: the long conversation.

  • B. HooperW. Wood
  • Psychology
    The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • 2002
Recent developments offer an opportunity for occupational therapists to correct old identity problems through critically evaluating incompatible assumptions and carefully reading the prevailing cultural ethos.