Emotion Review 4 (1):70-78 (2012)

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Especially since the discovery of mirror neurons, scholars in a variety of disciplines have made empathy a central focus of research. Yet despite this recent flurry of interest and activity, the cross-cultural study of empathy in context, as part of ongoing, naturally occurring behavior, remains in its infancy. In the present article, I review some of this recent work on the ethnography of empathy. I focus especially on the new issues and questions about empathy that the ethnographic approach raises and the implication of these for the study of empathy more generally.
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Whatever Happened to Empathy?: Introduction.Douglas Hollan & C. Jason Throop - 2008 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 36 (4):385-401.
Whatever Happened to Empathy?: Introduction.Douglas Hollan & C. Jason Throop - 2008 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 36 (4):385-401.

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