2008 Integrated Conference Program
Society For Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR)
Society For Anthropological Sciences (SASci)

Le Pavillon Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
February 20-23, 2008
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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21
8:30AM - 10:00AM

SCCR Paper Session 2: "Children, Childrearing, & Language: Diverse Settings"
(Chair: Ralph Bolton) - GRAVIER ROOM
Ralph Bolton CHILDHOOD IN THE ANDES: DIVERGENT ETHNOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVES
Vicki Ashton CULTURAL EFFECTS ON APPROVAL OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT, JUDGMENT
OF SERIOUSNESS & REPORTING OF CHILD MALTREATMENT
Heather Rae-Espinoza CHILDREN'S AGENCY: CONSENTING VS. PERMISSIVE PARENTS IN
ECUADOR
HyeEun Shin & Kyoung-Sook Choi UNDERSTANDING OF TELEOLOGICAL THINKING IN
KOREAN CHILDREN & ADULTS
Esther Barkat DISTINGUISHING LINGUISTIC & CULTURAL FACTORS FROM LEARNING
COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

10:30AM - 12:00PM
SCCR Paper Session 5: "Parenting, Childrearing & Families" (Chair: Heather
Rae-Espinoza) - GRAVIER ROOM
April Brayfield & Marta Korintus LONGITUDINAL PATTERNS IN EUROPEAN
CHILDREARING VALUES
Herbert Barry III PAIRS OF SIMILAR SOCIETIES THAT DIFFER IN PREMARITAL
SEXUAL PERMISSIVENESS
Brien K. Ashdown, Janet E. Keubli, Jill Campo, & Lisa Pine PARENTING & TIME
PERSPECTIVE IN THE UNITED STATES & GUATEMALA
Peter B. Gray & Benjamin C. Campbell HUMAN MALE TESTOSTERONE, PAIR BONDS &
FATHERHOOD: A REVIEW OF THE DATA
Zeynep Copur, Louisa Chang, Isik Denizman, Nuri Dogan, & Constance Shehan
COMPARISON OF FAMILY DYNAMICS IN TURKEY, JAPAN, & USA: GENDER, MARRIAGE,
PARENTING & FAMILY VALUES

1:30PM - 4:30PM
SASci Session 5: "Issues in Humans as Cooperative Breeders" (Chair: Barry
Hewlett; Discussant: Patricia Draper) - BIENVILLE ROOM
Courtney Meehan THE EVOLUTIONARY SIGNIFICANCE OF COOPERATIVE CHILD REARING
Adam Boyette MALE REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES: AN ANALYSIS OF REARING
ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS ON PATERNAL INVESTMENT
Alyssa Crittendon COOPERATIVE CARE AMONG THE HADZA FORAGERS OF TANZANIA
Edward Hagen IMPACT OF ADOLESCENT SHUAR WOMEN ON THE GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT OF
SIBLINGS
Barry Hewlett WOMEN WHO BREASTFEED OTHER WOMEN'S CHILDREN
Shane MacFarlane AN EMPIRICAL MEASURE OF THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL STRUCTURE ON
ECONOMIC REASONING IN A DOMINICAN VILLAGE

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22

8:30AM - 10:00AM
SCCR Symposium 4: "Fathers in the Family: Theories & Cross-Cultural
Research" (Ziarat Hossain, Chair; Donald Bruce Carter, Discussant) -
DENECHAUD ROOM
Jaipaul Lalla Roopnarine, Ambika Krishnakumar, & Prarthana Pant INDO
CARIBBEAN FATHERS' PARENTING STYLES & CHILD OUTCOMES
Rudy Ray Seward EXPLORING FATHERS¹ INVOLVEMENT WITH CHILDREN: THEORIES,
MODELS & RESEARCH
Toral Chirag Sanghavi, Jaipaul Lalla Roopnarine, & Ambika Krishnakumar
FATHERS' PARENTING STYLES IN ASIAN INDIAN IMMIGRANT FAMILIES: ASSOCIATIONS
WITH EARLY ACADEMIC SKILLS
Ziarat Hossain PREDICTORS OF FATHERS' INVOLVEMENT IN CHILDREN'S CARE &
ACADEMIC WORK IN MEXICAN IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

10:30AM - 12:00PM
Joint SCCR/SASci Invited Symposium 5: "Inner Worlds of Adolescents: Identity
& Space" (Bonnie Hewlett, Chair; Judith Gibbons & Alice Schlegel,
Discussants) - DENECHAUD ROOM
Judith Gibbons, Ramadan A. Ahmed, Claire T. van den Broeck, & Carrie M.
Brown TRADITIONAL DRESS IN KUWAITI ADOLESCENTSā DRAWINGS: RELATION TO SOCIAL
ATTITUDES
Kiyoshi Takeuchi FOOD AVOIDANCE OF AKA FORAGER ADOLESCENTS IN REPUBLIC OF
THE CONGO
Marcelo Diversi WITH GRACE: STREET YOUTH PERFORMANCE AS SELF-REFLEXIVE
CULTURAL CRITIQUE
William Jankoviak CHINA YOUTH: MORALITIES, SEXUAL BEHAVIOR & THE GOOD PERSON

SCCR Symposium 6: "Child Care Practices Across Different Developmental
Contexts" (Jill Brown & Maria deGuzman, Chairs; Thomas Weisner, Discussant)
- GRAVIER ROOM
Maria de Guzman & Carolyn Pope Edwards TO TARONG: PARENTAL ETHNOTHEORIES
ACROSS GENERATIONS
Jill R. Brown & Carolyn Edwards CHILD FOSTERAGE & THE DEVELOPMENTAL MARKERS
OF CHILDREN IN NAMIBIA, SOUTHERN AFRICA: IMPLICATIONS OF GENDER & KINSHIP
Patricia Draper GRANDMOTHERS, THEIR SURVIVORSHIP & PROXIMITY VIS-A-VIS
GRANDCHILDREN: A HUNTER GATHERER CASE EXAMINATION

SCCR Paper Session 14: "Family Relationships" (Mihaela Robila, Chair) -
ORLEANS ROOM
Loren Marks & Cassandra Chaney A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF STRONG, HAPPY,
ENDURING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MARRIAGES
Thomas Skurky, Ziarat Hossain COLLECTIVISM & INDIVIDUALISM: SELF-OTHER
PERSPECTIVES IN TRADITIONAL & BI-CULTURAL NAVAJO COUPLES ON THE NAVAJO
RESERVATION
Susan Letteney DISCLOSURE RATES & REASONS IN URBAN HIV POSITIVE PARENTS
Hema Ganapathy-Coleman AT THE INTERFACE OF BELIEFS, RESOURCES, & SCHOOL
NETWORKS: FAMILY PERSPECTIVES ON EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES IN A SMALL CITY IN THE
U.S. MIDWEST
Mihaela Robila & Veronica Kerschek ROMANIAN IMMIGRANT FAMILIES: ADAPTATION
TO THE UNITED STATES

SCCR Paper Session 15: "Youth, Community, & Identity" (Uwe P. Gielen, Chair)
- NAPOLEON ROOM
Uwe P. Gielen & Ramadan A. Ahmed YOUTH IN THE ARAB WORLD
Sara Villanueva Dixon & Ilse Carrizales DEFINING RISK IS RISKY BUSINESS: AN
EXAMINATION OF RISK-TAKING BEHAVIORS IMMIGRANT & NON-IMMIGRANT COLLEGE
STUDENTS
Deborah Stiles, Meganne Vaivadas, Etienne Marais, Marshall Godschalk,
Elizabeth Viana, & Oona RitchersTHE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL IDENTITIES
IN FIVE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
Diane Grams THE IDEAL AMERICAN COMMUNITY: MONO-CULTURAL OR DIVERSE?
Tomoya Tsutsumi DIVISIONS & CO-EXISTENCE OF CULTURES WITHIN NORTH AMERICAN
CLASSROOMS: CYCLE OF INEQUALITY IN EDUCATION

SASci Session 12: "The Future of Cognitive Anthropology 2" (Chairs: Giovanni
Bennardo, David Kronenfeld) - TERRACE ROOM
Giovanni Bennardo CULTURAL MODELS: THE LANGUAGE OF CULTURE
Michael Fischer UNITY & DIVERSITY IN THE COMMUNITY OF MINDS: EXO-COGNITION &
CULTURAL CHANGE IN URBAN PAKISTAN.
John Gatewood CONJOINING CULTURAL MODELS & CONSENSUS ANALYSIS: VARIATIONS IN
RESIDENTS' UNDERSTANDINGS OF TOURISM IN THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS
Victor de Munck SIZING UP CULTURAL MODEL APPROACHES


1:30PM - 4:00PM
Joint SASci/SCCR Session 14: "The Elastic Nature of Childhood" (Chair: David
Lancy; Discussant: Heather Rae-Espinoza) - BIENVILLE ROOM
Kristin E. Cheney CHILDREN OR REBELS? A RE-EXAMINATION OF 'NORMATIVE'
CHILDHOOD IN WAR-TORN NORTHERN UGANDA
I.M. Garcia Sanchez WHAT DOES IT MEAN "TO BE A CHILD"?: MOROCCAN IMMIGRANT
CHILDREN SOCIALIZATION INTO RESPONSIBILITIES
Deepak Behera THE NATURE OF CHILDHOOD IN THE MULTI-CLASS, MULTI-ETHNIC,
DIVERSE ECONOMY OF ORISSA
David Lancy FOLK THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE: WHEN SHOULD TEACHING BEGIN
Elise Berman IT'S A 'HEART-BITER': HOW K'ICHE' MAYA CHILDREN MEDIATE ADULT
SOCIAL INTERACTIONS
Dawn Grimes-MacLellan LISTEN WITH YOUR EYES: DEVELOPING RESEARCH METHODS FOR
JAPANESE ADOLESCENTS

3:15PM - 4:30PM
Joint SCCR/SASci KEYNOTE SESSION 2: "Cross-Cultural Research: Models &
Methods for Understanding Others" - GRAVIER & BARONNE ROOMS COMBINED
Richard Shweder (University of Chicago) - Cultural Psychology
Michael Stevens (Illinois State University) - International Psychology
Thomas Weisner (University of California Los Angeles) - Psychological
Anthropology
Douglas Caulkins (Grinnell College) - Anthropology, Moderator
David W. Shwalb (Southeastern Louisiana University) - Psychology, Chair