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.

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Association News

Conference Keynote Speaker recordings available

November 5, 2022

The 10 keynotes of the last conference are published in a playlist on the IACCP YouTube channel. Click on the…

ONLINE SHORT COURSE – “INTRODUCTION TO THE KJ METHOD”. 

October 12, 2022

KJ Analysis is a collective qualitative data analysis method based on the procedures developed by the Japanese anthropologist Jiro Kawakita.…

New job opportunity

August 13, 2022

The Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago invites applications for an open rank faculty position to…

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.

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Recent Publications by Members

Non-Western Identity

Author(s) Byron G. Adams, Fons J. R. van de Vijver

2021, Springer

Advances research on key aspects and themes related to identity in non-Western contexts Examines identity throughout different life stages, such as adolescents, youth, emerging adults, and adults Considers new and adapted perspectives on established theoretical frameworks

Concept and Method in Cross-Cultural and Cultural Psychology

Author(s) Ype H. Poortinga

20211008, Cambridge University Press

Ype H. Poortinga: Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Cross-Cultural and Cultural Psychology Summary An overview is given of cross-cultural psychology and cultural psychology, focusing on theory and methodology. In Section 1 historical developments in research are traced; it is found that initially extensive psychological differences tend to shrink when more carefully designed studies are conducted.…

Trust and Trustworthiness across Cultures

Author(s) Kwantes, Catherine, Kuo, Ben C.H. (Eds.)

2020, Springer

USA

Implications for Societies and Workplaces Editors: Kwantes, Catherine, Kuo, Ben C.H. (Eds.) This book investigates trust in seven different cultural contexts, exploring how societal culture can influence our expectations regarding what may be considered trustworthy within a cultural context. Although the definition of trustworthiness is clear, how it is operationalized and applied in various cultural…