9780275969738

Cross-Cultural Topics in Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780275969738

  • ISBN10:

    0275969738

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

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Summary

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
3(12)
David Yau-Fai Ho
Madalina Wu
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Historical Perspective
15(14)
John D. Hogan
Bradley D. Sussner
Research Methods for Studies in the Field
29(18)
Harold Takooshian
Nihar R. Mrinal
Uma Singhal Mrinal
Language and Communication
47(16)
John Beatty
Part II Developmental Aspects of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Child and Adolescent Development: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
63(18)
Harry W. Gardiner
Preference for Principled Moral Reasoning: A Developmental and Cross-Cultural Perspective
81(22)
Uwe P. Gielen
Diomedes C. Markoulis
Women and Gender Roles
103(12)
Leonore Loeb Adler
Aging and Old Age in Cross-Cultural Perspective
115(16)
Cynthia L. Frazier
Anthony P. Glascock
Part III Emotions, Personality, and Belief Systems in Cross-Cultural Psychology
Culture and Emotion
131(18)
Nathan Yrizarry
David Matsumoto
Chikako Imai
Kristie Kooken
Sachiko Takeuchi
The Influence of Culture on Stress: India and England
149(22)
Pittu Laungani
Personality across Cultures
171(14)
Rogelio Diaz-Guerrero
Rolando Diaz-Loving
Maria Lucy Rodriguez de Diaz
Beliefs and Cultural Social Psychology
185(16)
Albert Pepitone
Part IV International Interactions
Multinational Enterprises
201(12)
Justin P. Carey
Intercultural Contact and Communication
213(16)
Richard W. Brislin
Psychological Aspects of Immigration
229(18)
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
247(16)
Juris G. Draguns
Mental Health Treatment and Service Delivery in Cross-Cultural Perspective
263(18)
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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