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Genre: Cross-cultural studies
Author: Neil Warren
Publisher: London ; New York : Academic Press
Release: 1977
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015000597933

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Cross-cultural research is now an undeniable part of mainstream psychology and has had a major impact on conceptual models of human behavior. Although it is true that the basic principles of social psychological methodology and data analysis are applicable to cross-cultural research, there are a number of issues that are distinct to it, including managing incongruities of language and quantifying cultural response sets in the use of scales. Cross-Cultural Research Methods in Psychology provides state-of-the-art knowledge about the methodological problems that need to be addressed if a researcher is to conduct valid and reliable cross-cultural research. It also offers practical advice and examples of solutions to those problems and is a must-read for any student of culture.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: David Matsumoto
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2010-10-11
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781139493147

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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: 1992-01-31
File: 459 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521377617

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This volume brings together contributions from international scholars to provide a concise introduction to selected topics in cross-cultural psychology: the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes under diverse cultural conditions.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Leonore Loeb Adler
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 2001-01-01
File: 355 Pages
ISBN-13: 027596972X

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Cross-cultural psychology has come of age as a scientific discipline, but how has it developed? The field has moved from exploratory studies, in which researchers were mainly interested in finding differences in psychological functioning without any clear expectation, to detailed hypothesis tests of theories of cross-cultural differences. This book takes stock of the large number of empirical studies conducted over the last decades to evaluate the current state of the field. Specialists from various domains provide an overview of their area, linking it to the fundamental questions of cross-cultural psychology such as how individuals and their cultures are linked, how the link evolves during development, and what the methodological challenges of the field are. This book will appeal to academic researchers and post-graduates interested in cross-cultural research.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Fons J. R. van de Vijver
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2011-03-17
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781139496414

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Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes, helps to develop analytical skills. Exercises interspersed throughout promote active learning and encourage class discussion. Case in Point sections review controversial issues and opinions about behavior in different cultural contexts. Cross‐Cultural Sensitivity boxes underscore the importance of empathy in communication. Numerous applications better prepare students for working in various multicultural contexts such as teaching, counseling, health care, and social work. The dynamic author team brings a diverse set of experiences in writing this book. Eric Shiraev was raised in the former Soviet Union and David Levy is from Southern California. Sensation, perception, consciousness, intelligence, human development, emotion, motivation, social perception, interaction, psychological disorders, and applied topics are explored from cross‐cultural perspectives. New to the 6th Edition: Over 200 recent references, particularly on studies of non-western regions such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia, & Latin America as well as the US and Europe. New chapter on personality and the self with an emphasis on gender identity. New or revised chapter opening vignettes that draw upon current events. More examples related to the experiences of international students in the US and indigenous people. Many more figures and tables that appeal to visual learners. New research on gender, race, religious beliefs, parenting styles, sexual orientation, ethnic identity and stereotypes, conflict resolution, immigration, intelligence, physical abuse, states of consciousness, DSM-5, cultural customs, evolutionary psychology, treatment of psychological disorders, and acculturation. Revised methodology chapter with more attention to issues related specifically to cross-cultural research and more on qualitative and mixed methods. A companion website at www.routledge.com/9781138668386 where instructors will find a test bank containing multiple choice, true and false, short answer, and essay questions and answers for each chapter, and a complete set of tables and figures from the text; and students will find chapter outlines, flashcards of key terms, and links to further resources and the authors' Facebook page. Intended as a text for courses on cross-cultural psychology, multicultural psychology, cultural psychology, cultural diversity, and the psychology of ethnic groups and a resource for practitioners, researchers, and educators who work in multicultural environments.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Eric B. Shiraev
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release: 2016-08-12
File: 428 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134871315

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Genre: Ethnopsychology
Author: Neil Warren
Publisher:
Release: 1977
File: 212 Pages
ISBN-13: 012609201X

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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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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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Third edition of leading textbook offering an advanced overview of all major perspectives of research in cross-cultural psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: John W. Berry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2011-02-17
File: 626 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780521745208

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