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This monumental work takes up the odd dilemma of cultural psychology. The distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a full and multifaceted account of what the field of cultural psychology is what it has been, and what it can be.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Michael Cole
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release: 1998
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 0674179560

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Part of a set containing the contributions of authors from a variety of nations, cultures, traditions and perspectives, this volume offers an up-to-date assessment of theoretical developments and methodological issues in the rapidly-evolving area of cross-cultural psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: John W. Berry
Publisher: John Berry
Release: 1997
File: 406 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205160743

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Substantially revised, best-selling textbook, two new chapters on emotion and language, user-friendly new format.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: John W. Berry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2002-09-05
File: 588 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521646170

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Cultural psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and indigenous psychology are the major psychological approaches to studying the relationship between culture and psychology. The three approaches have developed in relative isolation from each other, and each has accumulated a substantial corpus of theoretical and empirical work. This new book compares the similarities and differences of the three approaches, and it assesses their strengths and weaknesses.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Carl Ratner
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Release: 2008
File: 112 Pages
ISBN-13: 1604561734

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The second volume in a set of three, this text incorporates the views of authors from a variety of nations, cultures, traditions and perspectives. It summarizes research in the areas of basic processes and developmental psychology, adopting a dynamic, constructivist and socio-historical approach.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: John W. Berry
Publisher: John Berry
Release: 1997
File: 439 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205160751

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Bringing together leading authorities, this definitive handbook provides a comprehensive review of the field of cultural psychology. Major theoretical perspectives are explained, and methodological issues and challenges are discussed. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology—identity and social relations, the self, cognition, emotion and motivation, and development—are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also presents cutting-edge work on the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. In all, more than 60 contributors have written over 30 chapters covering such diverse areas as food, love, religion, intelligence, language, attachment, narratives, and work.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Shinobu Kitayama
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2010-01-04
File: 894 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781606236550

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This unique textbook eloquently introduces students to international perspectives on cross-cultural psychology (both Eastern and Western cultures), adopting a truly accessible narrative approach throughout. The main thrust of the book's content is to discuss the framework of culture, family structure, health, and bereavement. Intercultural interaction—and all of their intersections—and consideration are also given to methodological and ethical research issues and their application to differing cultures.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Pittu Laungani
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2007-01-19
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761971548

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Indigenous psychology is an emerging new field in psychology, focusing on psychological universals in social, cultural, and ecological contexts - Starting point for psychologists who wish to understand various cultures from their own ecological, historial, philosophical, and religious perspectives

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Uichol Kim
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2006-04-19
File: 518 Pages
ISBN-13: 0387286616

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Explains and explores the important areas of psychology through a cultural perspective This book addresses key areas of psychology, placing them in cultural perspective via a comprehensive overview of current work integrating culture across the major subfields of psychological science. Chapters explore the relation of culture to psychological phenomena, starting with introductory and research foundations, and moving to clinical and social principles and applications. It covers the subfields that are of most importance to undergraduates and beginning graduates, such as consciousness, development, cognition, intelligence, personality, research methods, statistics, gender, personality, health, and well-being. Cross-Cultural Psychology: Contemporary Themes and Perspectives, 2nd Edition is richly documented with research findings and examples from many cultures, illuminating the strengths and limitations of North American psychology, while also highlighting the diversity and vitality of this fascinating field. The book offers many new chapters, in addition to fully updated ones from the previous edition. Starting with basic concepts in the subject, the book offers chapters covering ethnocentrism, diversity, evolutionary psychology, and development across cultures. It also examines education, dreams, language and communication issues, sex roles, happiness, attractiveness, and more. Provides a comprehensive overview of current work integrating culture across major subfields of psychological science Offers introductory chapters on topics such as cultural psychology and ethnocentrism, which provide a foundation for more specialized chapters in development, education, cognition, and beyond Features new chapters in areas such as cultural competence, culture and dreams, education across cultures, abnormality across cultures, and evolutionary psychology Presents chapters by some of the leading contributors to the fields of cultural and cross- cultural psychology Cross-Cultural Psychology: Contemporary Themes and Perspectives, 2nd Edition is an ideal book for undergraduate and graduate courses in cultural or cross-cultural psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Kenneth D. Keith
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Release: 2019-06-04
File: 744 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119438403

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This volume aims to build on the approach to cultural psychology originally developed by the Russian psychologist Vygotsky and his colleagues Luria and Leontiev by providing qualitative methods such as interview techniques and content analysis as empirical tools for exploring the cultural aspects of psychology, and specific guidelines for formulating, conducting, and analyzing interviews on cultural aspects of psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Carl Ratner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2012-12-06
File: 217 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781461506775

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