The Five-Factor Model of Personality Across Cultures / Edition 1

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The Five-Factor Model Across Cultures was designed to further an understanding of the interrelations between personality and culture by examining the dominant paradigm for personality assessment - the Five-Factor Model or FFM - in a wide variety of cultural contexts. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary research and theory about personality traits and culture that is extremely relevant to personality psychologists, cross-cultural psychologists, and psychological anthropologists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306473555
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/31/2002
  • Series: International and Cultural Psychology Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 333
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; A.J. Marsella. Introduction; R.R. McCrae, J. Allik. Section I: Trans- and Intercultural Studies. The Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality; J.-P. Rolland. Exploring the Sources of Variations in the Structure of Personality Traits Across Cultures; K. Konstabel, et al. The NEO Five-Factor Inventory in Czech, Polish, and Slovak Contexts; M.H. Ková, et al. Relating the Five-Factor Model of Personality to a Circumplex Model of Affect: A Five Language Study; M.S.M. Yik, et al. NEO-PI-R Data from 36 Cultures: Further Intercultural Comparisons; R.R. McCrae. Section II: Case Studies in Personality and Culture. The Five-Factor Model in the Philippines: Investigating Trait Structure and Levels Across Cultures; A.T. Church, M.S. Katigbak. The Applicability of the Five-Factor Model in a Sub-Saharan Culture: The NEO-PI-R in Shona; R.L. Piedmont, et al. Five-Factor Model and the NEO-PI-R in Turkey; S. Gülgöz. Vietnamese-American Personality and Acculturation: An Exploration of Relations Between Personality Traits and Cultural Goals; A. Leininger. The Five-Factor Model of Personality Measurement and Correlates in the Indian Context; P.H. Lodhi, et al. Personality and Culture: The Portuguese Case; M.P. de Lima. Applications of the Russian NEO-PI-R; T.A. Martin, et al. Section III: Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives. Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Big Five: A Tentative Interpretation of the Evidence; Y.H. Poortinga, et al. A Five-Factor Theory Perspective; J. Allik, R.R. McCrae. Author Index. Subject Index.
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