"This volume is not only of value to anthropologists; it is highly recommended for anybody involved in or preparing for cross-cultural work. It can help raise awareness of the importance and the limitation of cross-cultural empathy, encouraging quality fieldwork, as well as more research into empathy elsewhere in the world." · Missiology: An International Review
About the Author
Douglas W. Hollan is Professor of Anthropology and Luckman Distinguished Teacher at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an instructor at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles.
C. Jason Throop is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UCLA. He has conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork on pain, suffering, and morality on the island of Yap in the Western Caroline Islands of Micronesia.