Altruism in Cross-Cultural Perspective

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6951-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-6952-0 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-16

    Altruism in Its Personal, Social, and Cultural Contexts: An Introduction

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    Pages 17-29

    Conceptual Aspects of Altruism in Cross-Cultural Contexts

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    Pages 31-44

    Cross-Cultural Variation in Altruism: Traditional Parental Manipulation and Ancestor-Descendant Conflict

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    Pages 45-56

    Guatemalan Adolescents’ Reports of Helping in Urban and Rural Mayan Communities

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    Pages 57-70

    Do We Really Like the Kind Girls and Animals?: Cross-Cultural Analysis of Altruism in Folktales

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    Pages 71-84

    Cultural Values and Volunteering: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

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    Pages 85-100

    Daoism and Altruism: A China–USA Perspective

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    Pages 101-112

    Altruism in Indian Religions: Embracing the Biosphere

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    Pages 113-121

    Altruism, Renouncing the Renunciant: A Discussion on Desire and Selflessness

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    Pages 123-137

    Spiritual Transformation and Healing: Is Altruism Integral?

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    Pages 139-149

    Altruism in Human Ritual

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    Pages 151-157

    Epilogue

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    Pages 159-163

    Afterword

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 165-180