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Cigdem Kagitšibasi has long been at the forefront of research in developmental and cultural psychology, and is one of the world's most highly respected cross-cultural psychologists. This collection of essays, first published in 2009, has been produced in honor of Professor Kagitšibasi's retirement and to commemorate her contribution to the field. The volume examines social, developmental, and cultural psychology and intervention policies. A select group of international expert scholars explore those aspects of human behavior that are observed in all cultures, as well as those that are unique to each. They also examine changes in the family across socio-cultural contexts and generations in order to understand the factors precipitating these changes. Representing developments in theory and research in the field, this volume that will appeal to researchers and students of developmental and cross-cultural psychology across the world.
Table of Contents
|Cultural and Cross-Cultural Psychology: Selected Perspectives|
|Indigenization and beyond: the process and extent of psychology's growth as an international science|
|The continuing quest for psychological universals in categories, dimensions, taxonomies, and patterns of human behavior|
|Circumnavigating the psychological globe: from yin and yang to starry, starry night|
|The emerging global psychology movement: lessons from Arab psychology|
|Development in the Family Context|
|Organizing principles and processes from developmental science for culture and caregiving|
|A social change and human development perspective on the value of children|
|Turkish family structure and functioning|
|Mothers' and fathers' child rearing practices and self-esteem in three generations of urban Turkish families|
|Culture and Self|
|In search of the autonomous-relational self-construal|
|Culture and developmental pathways of relationship formation|
|Microgenesis of narrative competence during preschool interactions: effects of the relational context|
|Self-development, individuation, and culture: a psychoanalytic search|
|Social Change, Family, and Gender|
|One or two pathways to modernity? A systematic comparison of Kagitšibasi's Model of Family Change and the Model of the Second Demographic Transition|
|Living together in culturally-plural societies: understanding and managing acculturation and multiculturalism|
|Cultural continuity and discontinuity in Turkish migrant families: extending the Model of Family Change|
|Values and attitudes of young people in urban Turkey: a further test of Schwartz's theory of values and Kagitšibasi's Model of Family Change Hale|
|Career development of professional women in Turkey|
|Adapting intervention programs for use across societies: between valid transfer and cultural imposition|
|Design of culturally-appropriate developmental interventions|
|Designing, implementing, sustaining, and evaluating idiocultures for learning and development: the case study of the Fifth Dimension|
|Intervention programs to improve cognitive skills|
|Pro-poor approaches to using technology for human development: monitoring and evaluation perspectives|
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