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The Book Cultural Psychology
The Author Michael Cole
The Publisher Harvard University Press
Release Date1998
Genre Psychology
Pages 400
ISBN 0674179560
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In a rare synthesis of the theory and empirical work shaping the field, distinguished psychologist Michael Cole, known for his pioneering work in literacy, cognition, and human development, offers a multi-faceted account of what cultural psychology is, what it has been, and what it can be.


The Book Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author John W. Berry
The Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date2011-02-17
Genre Psychology
Pages
ISBN 9781139494625
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Cross-Cultural Psychology is a leading textbook offering senior undergraduate and graduate students a thorough and balanced overview of the whole field of cross-cultural psychology. The team of internationally acclaimed authors present the latest empirical research, theory, methodology and applications from around the world. They discuss all domains of behavior (including development, social behavior, personality, cognition, psycholinguistics, emotion and perception), and present the three main approaches in cross-cultural psychology (cultural, culture-comparative, and indigenous traditions) as well as applications to a number of domains (including acculturation, intercultural relations and communication, work and health). With new additions to the writing team, the third edition benefits from an even broader range of cross-cultural perspectives. Now in 2-colour, the format is even more reader-friendly and the features include chapter outlines, chapter summaries, further reading and an updated glossary of key terms. This edition also offers an accompanying website containing additional material and weblinks.


The Book Handbook of Cultural Psychology First Edition
The Author Shinobu Kitayama
The Publisher Guilford Press
Release Date2010-01-04
Genre Psychology
Pages 894
ISBN 9781606236550
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Bringing together leading authorities, this definitive handbook provides a comprehensive review of the field of cultural psychology. Major theoretical perspectives are explained, and methodological issues and challenges are discussed. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology—identity and social relations, the self, cognition, emotion and motivation, and development—are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also presents cutting-edge work on the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. In all, more than 60 contributors have written over 30 chapters covering such diverse areas as food, love, religion, intelligence, language, attachment, narratives, and work.


The Book Handbook of Cross cultural Psychology Basic processes and human development
The Author John W. Berry
The Publisher John Berry
Release Date1997
Genre Psychology
Pages 439
ISBN 0205160751
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The second volume in a set of three, this text incorporates the views of authors from a variety of nations, cultures, traditions and perspectives. It summarizes research in the areas of basic processes and developmental psychology, adopting a dynamic, constructivist and socio-historical approach.


The Book Cultural Psychology
The Author Carl Ratner
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2012-12-06
Genre Psychology
Pages 217
ISBN 9781461506775
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This volume aims to build on the approach to cultural psychology originally developed by the Russian psychologist Vygotsky and his colleagues Luria and Leontiev by providing qualitative methods such as interview techniques and content analysis as empirical tools for exploring the cultural aspects of psychology, and specific guidelines for formulating, conducting, and analyzing interviews on cultural aspects of psychology.


The Book Handbook of Cross cultural Psychology Theory and method
The Author John W. Berry
The Publisher John Berry
Release Date1997
Genre Psychology
Pages 406
ISBN 0205160743
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Comprehensive and thoroughly revised, the second edition of this respected handbook accurately represents the dynamic nature of contemporary cross-cultural psychology. Volume 1 offers an up-to-date assessment of theoretical developments and methodological issues in this rapidly evolving area of psychology. Reflecting changes in the field itself, this edition incorporates the views of editors and authors from a variety of cultures, traditions, and theoretical perspectives. And it introduces material in a number of areas not covered in the previous edition. In nine chapters leading scholars consider two basic concerns addressed by cross-cultural psychology: the diversity of human behavior in the world, and the link between individual behavior and the cultural context in which it occurs. Chapter authors grapple with a variety of issues, beginning with the difficulty of investigating cultural influences on behavior when an examination of the field's literature reveals 200 definitions of the word “culture.” They distinguish the differing perspectives of cultural psychology and cross-cultural, or culture-comparative, psychology; describe the development and influence of indigenous psychologies; and consider the implications of emerging theoretical perspectives on research design and methods. As they explore the tension between the diversity of cultural influences and the search for universal aspects of behavior, authors draw upon insights from related fields, including comparative anthropology and the evolutionary perspective of sociobiology.


The Book An Invitation to Cultural Psychology
The Author Jaan Valsiner
The Publisher SAGE
Release Date2014-07-21
Genre Psychology
Pages 304
ISBN 9781473905962
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An Invitation to Cultural Psychology looks at the everyday life worlds of human beings through the lens of a new synthetic perspective in cultural psychology – that of semiotic dynamics. Based on historical work from many different fields in the social and behavioural sciences, and the humanities too, this perspective applied to cultural psychology suggests that human beings are constantly creating, maintaining and abandoning hierarchies of meanings within all cultural contexts they experience. It’s a perspective that leans heavily on the work of the great French philosopher, Henri Bergson, only now being realised as a core basis for human cultural living. Jaan Valsiner is the founding editor of the major journal in the field, Culture & Psychology, and Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology. He is the first Niels Bohr Professor of Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University in Denmark, where he leads Europe's first Research Centre on Cultural Psychology.


The Book The Middle East
The Author Gary S. Gregg
The Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date2005-07-21
Genre Political Science
Pages 472
ISBN 0195346750
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: For over a decade the Middle East has monopolized news headlines in the West. Journalists and commentators regularly speculate that the region's turmoil may stem from the psychological momentum of its cultural traditions or of a "tribal" or "fatalistic" mentality. Yet few studies of the region's cultural psychology have provided a critical synthesis of psychological research on Middle Eastern societies. Drawing on autobiographies, literary works, ethnographic accounts, and life-history interviews, The Middle East: A Cultural Psychology, offers the first comprehensive summary of psychological writings on the region, reviewing works by psychologists, anthropologists, and sociologists that have been written in English, Arabic, and French. Rejecting stereotypical descriptions of the "Arab mind" or "Muslim mentality,' Gary Gregg adopts a life-span- development framework, examining influences on development in infancy, early childhood, late childhood, and adolescence as well as on identity formation in early and mature adulthood. He views patterns of development in the context of recent work in cultural psychology, and compares Middle Eastern patterns less with Western middle class norms than with those described for the region's neighbors: Hindu India, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Mediterranean shore of Europe. The research presented in this volume overwhelmingly suggests that the region's strife stems much less from a stubborn adherence to tradition and resistance to modernity than from widespread frustration with broken promises of modernization--with the slow and halting pace of economic progress and democratization. A sophisticated account of the Middle East's cultural psychology, The Middle East provides students, researchers, policy-makers, and all those interested in the culture and psychology of the region with invaluable insight into the lives, families, and social relationships of Middle Easterners as they struggle to reconcile the lure of Westernized life-styles with traditional values.


The Book Indigenous and Cultural Psychology
The Author Uichol Kim
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2006-04-19
Genre Psychology
Pages 518
ISBN 0387286616
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Indigenous psychology is an emerging new field in psychology, focusing on psychological universals in social, cultural, and ecological contexts - Starting point for psychologists who wish to understand various cultures from their own ecological, historial, philosophical, and religious perspectives


The Book Culture in Minds and Societies
The Author Jaan Valsiner
The Publisher SAGE Publications India
Release Date2007-07-03
Genre Social Science
Pages 434
ISBN 9788132101383
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In short, Culture in Minds and Societies: Foundations of Cultural Psychology presents a new look at the relationship between people and society, produces a semiotic theory of cultural psychology and provides a dynamic treatment of culture in human lives. This book makes a decisive break from the post-modernist theoretical framework that considers knowledge as local and situation-specific. It restores the goal of construction of general knowledge to the social sciences. While recognizing the uniqueness of all human personal experience from birth to death, it emphasizes the universality of cultural organization of human minds and societies.


The Book Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author Eric B. Shiraev
The Publisher Taylor & Francis
Release Date2016-08-12
Genre Psychology
Pages 428
ISBN 9781134871315
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes, helps to develop analytical skills. Exercises interspersed throughout promote active learning and encourage class discussion. Case in Point sections review controversial issues and opinions about behavior in different cultural contexts. Cross‐Cultural Sensitivity boxes underscore the importance of empathy in communication. Numerous applications better prepare students for working in various multicultural contexts such as teaching, counseling, health care, and social work. The dynamic author team brings a diverse set of experiences in writing this book. Eric Shiraev was raised in the former Soviet Union and David Levy is from Southern California. Sensation, perception, consciousness, intelligence, human development, emotion, motivation, social perception, interaction, psychological disorders, and applied topics are explored from cross‐cultural perspectives. New to the 6th Edition: Over 200 recent references, particularly on studies of non-western regions such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia, & Latin America as well as the US and Europe. New chapter on personality and the self with an emphasis on gender identity. New or revised chapter opening vignettes that draw upon current events. More examples related to the experiences of international students in the US and indigenous people. Many more figures and tables that appeal to visual learners. New research on gender, race, religious beliefs, parenting styles, sexual orientation, ethnic identity and stereotypes, conflict resolution, immigration, intelligence, physical abuse, states of consciousness, DSM-5, cultural customs, evolutionary psychology, treatment of psychological disorders, and acculturation. Revised methodology chapter with more attention to issues related specifically to cross-cultural research and more on qualitative and mixed methods. A companion website at www.routledge.com/9781138668386 where instructors will find a test bank containing multiple choice, true and false, short answer, and essay questions and answers for each chapter, and a complete set of tables and figures from the text; and students will find chapter outlines, flashcards of key terms, and links to further resources and the authors' Facebook page. Intended as a text for courses on cross-cultural psychology, multicultural psychology, cultural psychology, cultural diversity, and the psychology of ethnic groups and a resource for practitioners, researchers, and educators who work in multicultural environments.


The Book Cultural Psychology
The Author Christine Ma-Kellams
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2018-09-07
Genre Psychology
Pages 288
ISBN 9781442265295
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Cultural Psychology integrates cross-cultural and multicultural approaches into an engaging and comprehensive text.


The Book Cross cultural Topics in Psychology
The Author Leonore Loeb Adler
The Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date2001-01-01
Genre Psychology
Pages 355
ISBN 027596972X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This volume brings together contributions from international scholars to provide a concise introduction to selected topics in cross-cultural psychology: the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes under diverse cultural conditions.


The Book Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author Kenneth D. Keith
The Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date2011-07-12
Genre Psychology
Pages 600
ISBN 9781444351798
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: 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


The Book Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author Peter B Smith
The Publisher SAGE Publications Limited
Release Date2009-05-07
Genre Psychology
Pages 1592
ISBN 1847879543
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This four volume set spans all areas of cross-cultural psychology, with particular emphasis on those areas in which the acclaimed editors, Peter Smith and Deborah Best, consider to have experienced the most recent progress, namely developmental psychology, personality, and social psychology. Cross-cultural psychology is a young field but with a global research that encompasses many facets of psychological behavior, essentially anything at the interrelationship of psychological processes and culture at an individual, social, and developmental level.


The Book The Cultural Psychology of Self
The Author Ciaran Benson
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2002-01-04
Genre Philosophy
Pages 280
ISBN 9781134962181
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Philosophers and psychologists both investigate the self, but often in isolation from one another. this book brings together studies by philosophers and psychologists in an exploration of the self and its function. It will be of interest to all those involved in philosophy, psychology and sociology.


The Book Understanding Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author Pittu Laungani
The Publisher SAGE
Release Date2007-01-19
Genre Psychology
Pages 264
ISBN 9780761971535
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This unique textbook eloquently introduces students to international perspectives on cross-cultural psychology (both Eastern and Western cultures), adopting a truly accessible narrative approach throughout. The main thrust of the book’s content is to discuss the framework of culture, family structure, health, and bereavement. Intercultural interaction—and all of their intersections—and consideration are also given to methodological and ethical research issues and their application to differing cultures.


The Book Studies in Cross Cultural Psychology
The Author Neil Warren
The Publisher London ; New York : Academic Press
Release Date1977
Genre Psychology
Pages 212
ISBN UOM:39015000597933
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Cultural Psychology Cross cultural Psychology and Indigenous Psychology
The Author Carl Ratner
The Publisher Nova Publishers
Release Date2008
Genre Social Science
Pages 112
ISBN 1604561734
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Cultural psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and indigenous psychology are the major psychological approaches to studying the relationship between culture and psychology. They have developed in relative isolation from each other, and this book compares their similarities and differences and assesses their strengths and weaknesses.


The Book Cross cultural Psychology Newsletter
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1976
Genre Psychology
Pages
ISBN UIUC:30112048983438
Language English, Spanish, And French