volume 24, issue 4, P428-434 2000
DOI: 10.1080/016502500750037973
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Abstract: The authors examine the prospects of a cross-cultural approach for research in human development. They first examine the apparent conflict between the positivistic and the constructionist paradigms, and examine their methodological implications. They argue for a midline position, seeing the seemingly opposed paradigms as complementary rather than antithetical. The major part of the paper lists the further developments needed in the field, in particular taking new theories to the cross-cultural test more quick…

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