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Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology / Edition 1

Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology / Edition 1

by Richard W. Brislin
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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.

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ISBN-13: 9780803937864
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/01/1990
Series: Cross Cultural Research and Methodology , #14
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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 Contents

Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology - Richard W Brislin
An Introduction
Theoretical Concepts that are Applicable to the Analysis of Ethnocentrism - Harry C Triandis
An Overview of Cross-Cultural Testing and Assessment - Walter J Lonner
Interventions for Development Out of Poverty - Durganand Sinha
Cross-Cultural Psychology and the Formal Classroom - Kenneth Cushner
Family and Home-Based Intervention - Cigdem Kagitcibasi
Indigenous Psychology - Uichol Kim
Science and Applications
International Students - R Michael Paige
Cross-Cultural Psychological Perspectives
Work Attitudes, Leadership Styles, and Managerial Behaviors in Different Cultures - C Harry Hui
Dispute Processing - Kwonk Leung and Pei-Guan Wu
A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Psychology of Acculturation - John W Berry
Understanding Individuals Moving Between Cultures
The Environment, Culture, and Behavior - Janek Pandey
Culture and Health - Lisa Marie Ilola
Applications of Cross-Cultural Psychology in the Field of Mental Health - Juris G Draguns
Cross-Cultural Orientation Programs - D P S Bhawuk

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