ISBN-10:
0521757517
ISBN-13:
9780521757515
Pub. Date:
03/31/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge-Hitachi
Fundamental Questions in Cross-Cultural Psychology

Fundamental Questions in Cross-Cultural Psychology

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ISBN-13: 9780521757515
Publisher: Cambridge-Hitachi
Publication date: 03/31/2011
Pages: 602
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Fons J. R. van de Vijver is Professor of Cross-Cultural Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Tilburg University.

Athanasios Chasiotis is Associate Professor of Cross�ultural Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Tilburg University.

Seger M. Breugelmans is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Tilburg University.

Table of Contents

Introduction Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Athanasios Chasiotis and Seger M. Breugelmans; Part I. Setting the Stage: 1. Fundamental questions of cross-cultural psychology Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Athanasios Chasiotis and Seger M. Breugelmans; Part II. Explanation of Cross-Cultural Differences: 2. Past and present of cross-cultural psychology Gustav Jahoda; 3. The continuing challenge of discovering psychological 'order' across cultures Walter J. Lonner; 4. The ecocultural framework: a stocktaking John W. Berry; 5. Frameworks for explaining cross-cultural variance: a meta-analytic examination of their usefulness Dianne A. van Hemert; 6. The relationship between individual and culture Seger M. Breugelmans; Part III. Methods for Studying Culture: 7. A fourfold conceptual framework for cultural and cross-cultural psychology: relativism, construct universalism, repertoire universalism, and absolutism Johnny R. J. Fontaine; 8. About chicken and eggs: four methods for investigating culture-behaviour links Ronald Fischer; 9. Qualitative and mixed methods research in cross-cultural psychology Alison Karasz; 10. Bias and real differences in cross-cultural differences: neither friends nor foes Fons J. R. van de Vijver; Part IV. The Role of Development: 11. Cross-cultural research in the cultural historical activity theory tradition Мichael Cole, Boris G. Meshcheryakov and I. V. Ponomariov; 12. Self, family, and culture: what is common, what changes? Çiğdem Kağitçibaşi; 13. Biology, culture, and development: conceptual and methodological considerations Heidi Keller; 14. Differences and universals in families across cultures James Georgas; 15. An epigenetic view on culture: what evolutionary developmental psychology has to offer for cross-cultural psychology Athanasios Chasiotis; Part V. Concepts of Culture: 16. Cross-cultural differences as meaning systems Lutz H. Eckensberger; 17. Ulysses returns: lessons from the logbook of a cross-cultural wayfarer Michael Harris Bond; 18. Values: cultural and individual Shalom H. Schwartz; 19. The cultural contexts of organisational behaviour Peter B. Smith; 20. Rethinking culture and the self: some basic principles and their implications Chi-yue Chiu and Young-hoon Kim; Part VI. Conclusion: 21. Research on behavior-and-culture: current ideas and future projections Ype H. Poortinga.

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