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Cross-Cultural Psychology Contemporary Themes and Perspectives

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10/4/2010
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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

Author Biography

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 Contributorsp. x
Prefacep. xiv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvi
Basic Conceptsp. 1
Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychologyp. 3
Ethnocentrism: Seeing the World From Where We Standp. 20
Approaches to Cross-Cultural Researchp. 35
Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Cross-Cultural Researchp. 37
Why Diversity Matters: The Power of Inclusion in Research Methodsp. 56
Developmentp. 73
Child Development Across Culturesp. 75
Cultural Variations in Perceptions of Agingp. 110
Cognitionp. 131
Culture and Cognitionp. 133
Cross-Cultural Differences in Visual Perception of Color, Illusions, Depth, and Picturesp. 160
Cross-Cultural Approaches and Issues in Educational Assessmentp. 181
A Cross-Cultural Approach to Deconstructing Cognitive Processes in the Mathematics Classroom: Japan and the United Statesp. 198
Gender and Sex Rolesp. 211
Women Across Culturesp. 213
Experiences of Sexual Minorities in Diverse Culturesp. 235
Health, Disorders, and Treatmentp. 257
Cultural Influences on Healthp. 259
Culture and Psychotherapy: Searching for an Empirically Supported Relationshipp. 274
Evidence-Based Interventions for Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Case of Mexican American Youthp. 293
International Perspectives on Intellectual Disabilityp. 312
Emotion and Well-Beingp. 329
Culture, Emotion, and Expressionp. 331
Happiness Around the Worldp. 344
Well-Being Across Cultures: Issues of Measurement and the Interpretation of Datap. 365
Language and Communicationp. 381
Language and Culture: Commonality, Variation, and Mistaken Assumptionsp. 383
Crossing Boundaries: Cross-Cultural Communicationp. 400
Personalityp. 421
Culture and Theories of Personality: Western, Confucian, and Buddhist Perspectivesp. 423
East Meets West: The Non-Self versus the Reified Selfp. 445
Social Psychologyp. 457
Multiple Dimensions of Human Diversityp. 459
Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in Attributionp. 475
The Importance of Attractiveness Across Culturesp. 494
Multicultural Identity Development: Theory and Researchp. 509
Cross-Cultural Organizational Psychology: An African Perspectivep. 524
Concluding Thoughtsp. 547
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perspective: What Does the Future Hold?p. 549
Indexp. 560
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