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This book situates the essential areas of psychology within a cultural perspective, exploring the relationship of culture to psychological phenomena, from introduction and research foundations to clinical and social principles and applications. - Includes contributions from an experienced, international team of researchers and teachers - Brings together new perspectives and research findings with established psychological principles - Organized around key issues of contemporary cross-cultural psychology, including ethnocentrism, diversity, gender and sexuality and their role in research methods - Argues for the importance of culture as an integral component in the teaching of psychology
Kenneth D. Keith is Professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of San Diego. He is author of more than 85 professional publications including Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Quality of Life (ed. with R. L. Schalock, 2000). He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Western Psychological Association.
Table of Contents
|List of Contributors||p. x|
|Basic Concepts||p. 1|
|Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology||p. 3|
|Ethnocentrism: Seeing the World From Where We Stand||p. 20|
|Approaches to Cross-Cultural Research||p. 35|
|Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Cross-Cultural Research||p. 37|
|Why Diversity Matters: The Power of Inclusion in Research Methods||p. 56|
|Child Development Across Cultures||p. 75|
|Cultural Variations in Perceptions of Aging||p. 110|
|Culture and Cognition||p. 133|
|Cross-Cultural Differences in Visual Perception of Color, Illusions, Depth, and Pictures||p. 160|
|Cross-Cultural Approaches and Issues in Educational Assessment||p. 181|
|A Cross-Cultural Approach to Deconstructing Cognitive Processes in the Mathematics Classroom: Japan and the United States||p. 198|
|Gender and Sex Roles||p. 211|
|Women Across Cultures||p. 213|
|Experiences of Sexual Minorities in Diverse Cultures||p. 235|
|Health, Disorders, and Treatment||p. 257|
|Cultural Influences on Health||p. 259|
|Culture and Psychotherapy: Searching for an Empirically Supported Relationship||p. 274|
|Evidence-Based Interventions for Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Case of Mexican American Youth||p. 293|
|International Perspectives on Intellectual Disability||p. 312|
|Emotion and Well-Being||p. 329|
|Culture, Emotion, and Expression||p. 331|
|Happiness Around the World||p. 344|
|Well-Being Across Cultures: Issues of Measurement and the Interpretation of Data||p. 365|
|Language and Communication||p. 381|
|Language and Culture: Commonality, Variation, and Mistaken Assumptions||p. 383|
|Crossing Boundaries: Cross-Cultural Communication||p. 400|
|Culture and Theories of Personality: Western, Confucian, and Buddhist Perspectives||p. 423|
|East Meets West: The Non-Self versus the Reified Self||p. 445|
|Social Psychology||p. 457|
|Multiple Dimensions of Human Diversity||p. 459|
|Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in Attribution||p. 475|
|The Importance of Attractiveness Across Cultures||p. 494|
|Multicultural Identity Development: Theory and Research||p. 509|
|Cross-Cultural Organizational Psychology: An African Perspective||p. 524|
|Concluding Thoughts||p. 547|
|Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perspective: What Does the Future Hold?||p. 549|
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