How valid are our self-perceptions in relation to other cultures? How receptive are we to the viewpoints of other cultures? In this volume, an international team of experts examines the many facets of the cross-cultural experience, including: cross-cultural testing and assessment; the psychological effects of acculturation; the role of foreign students; occupational and organizational psychology; acculturation and emotional and physical health; and cross-cultural orientation programmes.
About the Author
Richard Breslin's current research focuses on mentoring, cross-cultural training materials and the experiences of business people on overseas assignments. Brislin reviews submissions for over ten professional journals and five major textbook publishers. He develops materials for use in cross-cultural training programs and is the author of a text in cross-cultural psychology. One of his books, "The Art of Getting Things Done: A Practical Guide to the Use of Power," was a Book of the Month Club selection in 1992. His most recent publication is Intercultural Interactions: A Practical Guide," published by SAGE Publications.
Table of ContentsApplied Cross-Cultural Psychology - Richard W Brislin An IntroductionTheoretical Concepts that are Applicable to the Analysis of Ethnocentrism - Harry C TriandisAn Overview of Cross-Cultural Testing and Assessment - Walter J LonnerInterventions for Development Out of Poverty - Durganand SinhaCross-Cultural Psychology and the Formal Classroom - Kenneth CushnerFamily and Home-Based Intervention - Cigdem KagitcibasiIndigenous Psychology - Uichol Kim Science and ApplicationsInternational Students - R Michael Paige Cross-Cultural Psychological PerspectivesWork Attitudes, Leadership Styles, and Managerial Behaviors in Different Cultures - C Harry HuiDispute Processing - Kwonk Leung and Pei-Guan Wu A Cross-Cultural AnalysisPsychology of Acculturation - John W Berry Understanding Individuals Moving Between CulturesThe Environment, Culture, and Behavior - Janek PandeyCulture and Health - Lisa Marie IlolaApplications of Cross-Cultural Psychology in the Field of Mental Health - Juris G DragunsCross-Cultural Orientation Programs - D P S Bhawuk