International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology

The IACCP was founded in 1972 to facilitate communication among people interested in a diverse range of issues involving culture and psychology.

Events

2019 – V Latin America Regional Conference

Jul 16, 2019—Jul 19, 2019

San Jose, Costa Rica

2018 International Congress of IACCP

Jul 01, 2018—Jul 05, 2018

The University of Guelph, The Centre for Cross Cultural Research Canada

2018 – Human and Cultural Values Research

Feb 22, 2018—Feb 23, 2018

Perth, Australia

Association News

Congratulations IACCP officers!

June 11, 2020

We are happy to announce the results of the 2020 IACCP elections! Elected officers are:William Gabrenya President-electMárta Fülöp Secretary GeneralAnat…

Call for papers

June 11, 2020

To all who study the relationships between psychology and culture:  You are cordially invited to submit ideas for manuscripts that…

Covid-19 and Emotions survey

May 2, 2020

Dear colleagues, friends and individuals from African countries! We urgently seek responses from individuals and groups living in African countries…

Publications

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

The Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology provides the latest empirical research on important cross-cultural questions in social, developmental, cognitive, linguistic, personality, organizational and other areas of psychology. Each volume of JCCP includes empirical papers, brief reports, and integrative review articles of empirical cross-cultural research, along with theoretical papers that may suggest new orientations for future research. The Journal publishes cross-cultural and single culture studies, and quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods are represented. It supplements its broad coverage with single-themed Special Issues and Special Sections dedicated to topics of particular interest.

Members have free access to current and past issues of JCCP: click on the My Account link on the upper/right of all pages.

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Online Readings in Psychology and Culture

The Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (ORPC) is designed to serve as a resource for researchers, teachers, students, and anyone who is interested in the interrelationships between Psychology and Culture. Sponsored by the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), this publication is a free online resource for readers and authors.

ORPC Website

Recent Publications by Members

Culture, Organizations, and Work

Subseries of SpringerBriefs in Psychology
Series Editors: S. Glazer, C.T. Kwantes
The SpringerBriefs Series in Culture, Organizations, and Work publishes fully developed
conceptual pieces that focus on current state-of-the-art topics and research on the
interface between culture, organizations and work. The series aims to expand upon key
concepts, theories, or ideas that require more development than a typical journal article
permits, but still do not require a full-length book.

The Psychology of Women under Patriarchy

Edited by Holly F. MathewsAdriana M. Manago

In the #MeToo era, US women continue to struggle with whether or not to report sexual harassment, while women living in parts of rural Pakistan and Mexico try to pursue educational and employment opportunities without directly refusing parental wishes for them to marry. Despite rapidly changing social and economic conditions worldwide, patriarchal practices remain remarkably widespread and persistent. Noting the need to move beyond a dichotomy of accommodation and resistance, the contributors to this volume draw upon fiel…

Cultural Clinical Psychology and PTSD

Andreas Maercker, Eva Heim, Laurence J. Kirmayer

State-of-the-art knowledge on how culture impacts on the diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress and related disorders. Leading experts show:

How culture shapes mental health and recovery
How to integrate culture and context into PTSD theory
How trauma-related distress is experienced and expressed in different cultures
How to integrate cultural dimensions in therapy