Cross-Cultural Psychology: Contemporary Themes and Perspectives / Edition 1

Cross-Cultural Psychology: Contemporary Themes and Perspectives / Edition 1

by Kenneth D. Keith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405198044

ISBN-13: 9781405198042

Pub. Date: 10/18/2010

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405198042
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/18/2010
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Concepts.


1. Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology (Kenneth D. Keith).


2. Ethnocentrism: Seeing the World From Where We Stand (Kenneth D. Keith).


Part II. Approaches to Cross-Cultural Research.


3. Methodological and Conceptual Issues in Cross-Cultural Research (Bernard C. Beins).


4. Why Diversity Matters: The Power of Inclusion in Research Methods (Linda M. Woolf and Michael R. Hulsizer).


Part III. Development.


5. Child Development Across Cultures (Adriana Molitor and Hui-Chin Hsu).


6. Cultural Variations in Perceptions of Aging (James T. Gire).


Part IV. Cognition.


7. Culture and Cognition (Michael Cole and Martin Packer).


8. Cultural Differences in Visual Perception of Color, Illusions, Depth, and Pictures (William L. Phillips).


9. Cross-Cultural Approaches and Issues in Educational Assessment (Howard T. Everson).


10. A Cross-Cultural Approach to Deconstructing Cognitive Processes in the Mathematics Classroom: Japan and the United States (Noriyuki Inoue).


Part V. Gender and Sex Roles.


11. Women Across Cultures (Hilary Lips and Katie Lawson).


12. Experiences of Sexual Minorities in Diverse Cultures (Linh Nguyen Littleford and Mary E. Kite).


Part VI. Health, Disorders, and Treatment.


13. Cultural Influences on Health (Regan A. R. Gurung).


14. Culture and Psychotherapy: Searching for an Empirically Supported Relationship (Junko Tanaka-Matsumi).


15. Evidence-Based Interventions for Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents: The Case of Mexican American Youth (Kristen McCabe and Allison Christian).


16. International Perspectives on Intellectual Disability (Robert L. Schalock).


Part VII. Emotion and Well-Being.


17. Culture, Emotion, and Expression (David Matsumoto and Hyi-Sung Hwang).


18. Happiness Around the World (Jennifer Zwolinski).


19. Wellbeing Across Cultures: Issues of Measurement and the Interpretation of Data (Robert A. Cummins and Anna L.D. Lau).


Part VIII. Language and Communication.


20. Language and Culture: Commonality, Variation, and Mistaken Assumptions (David S. Kreiner)


21. Crossing Boundaries: Cross-Cultural Communication (Leeva Chung)


Part IX. Personality.


22. Culture and Theories of Personality: Western, Confucian, and Buddhist Perspectives (Peter J. Giordano).


23. East Meets West: The Non-Self Versus the Reified Self (Yozan Dirk Mosig).


Part X. Social Psychology.


24. Multiple Dimensions of Human Diversity (Loreto R. Prieto and Sara Schwatken).


25. Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in Attribution (Anne M. Koenig and Kristy K. Dean).


26. The Importance of Attractiveness Across Cultures (Stephanie L. Anderson).


27. Multicultural.Identity Development: Theory and Research (Richard L. Miller).


28. Cross-Cultural Organizational Psychology: An African Perspective (Terence Jackson).


Part XI. Concluding Thoughts.


29. Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perspective: What Does the Future Hold? (Kenneth D. Keith).

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