Cross-Cultural Topics in Psychology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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This second edition of a classic work in cross-cultural psychology brings together scholars from the United States and abroad to provide a concise new introduction to selected topics in cross-cultural psychology, the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes under diverse cultural conditions. Topics include history and methods of cross-cultural studies, developmental aspects in cross-cultural psychology, personality and belief systems across cultures, and applications for cross-cultural psychology. Within these categories, contributors touch on subjects such as language and communication, child and moral development, gender roles, aging, emotion and personality, international business, and mental health. This volume will be of value to all scholars, students, and practitioners in psychology.

Author Biography

LEONORE LOEB ADLER is the Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies and Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at Molloy College.UWE P. GIELEN is Professor of Psychology and International Cultural Studies at St. Francis College.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Florence L. Denmark
Part I History and Methods of Cross-Cultural Studies
Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology
David Yau-Fai Ho
Madalina Wu
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Historical Perspective
John D. Hogan
Bradley D. Sussner
Research Methods for Studies in the Field
Harold Takooshian
Nihar R. Mrinal
Uma Singhal Mrinal
Language and Communication
John Beatty
Part II Developmental Aspects of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Child and Adolescent Development: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Harry W. Gardiner
Preference for Principled Moral Reasoning: A Developmental and Cross-Cultural Perspective
Uwe P. Gielen
Diomedes C. Markoulis
Women and Gender Roles
Leonore Loeb Adler
Aging and Old Age in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Cynthia L. Frazier
Anthony P. Glascock
Part III Emotions, Personality, and Belief Systems in Cross-Cultural Psychology
Culture and Emotion
Nathan Yrizarry
David Matsumoto
Chikako Imai
Kristie Kooken
Sachiko Takeuchi
The Influence of Culture on Stress: India and England
Pittu Laungani
Personality across Cultures
Rogelio Diaz-Guerrero
Rolando Diaz-Loving
Maria Lucy Rodriguez de Diaz
Beliefs and Cultural Social Psychology
Albert Pepitone
Part IV International Interactions
Multinational Enterprises
Justin P. Carey
Intercultural Contact and Communication
Richard W. Brislin
Psychological Aspects of Immigration
Paul G. Schmitz
Part V Applications of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Psychopathological and Clinical Aspects of Personal Experience: From Selves and Values to Deficits and Symptoms
Juris G. Draguns
Mental Health Treatment and Service Delivery in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Harriet P. Lefley
Epilogue 281(2)
Peter F. Merenda
References 283(52)
Index 335(12)
About the Editors and Contributors 347

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