Author(s) Pawel Boski

20240228, Cambridge Core


Cultural Psychology and Acculturation Summary This Element offers a new theoretical model of acculturation within the general framework of cultural psychology. It is divided into four sections. First, cross-cultural and cultural orientations are contrasted. The psychology of economic migration (EARN), separate from the psychology of acculturation (LEARN), is the theme of the next section. Berry’s…

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Author(s) Susan B. Goldstein

20220421, Cambridge University Press


Summary Over the past three decades, the population of international students throughout the world has steadily increased. Although university students choose to study in locations other than their home country for a variety of reasons, including professional development and disciplinary training, nearly all education abroad programs have intercultural learning as a central goal. In this…

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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

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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 Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 October 2021 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…

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Trust and Trustworthiness across Cultures

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

2020, Springer


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…

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Methods and Assessment in Culture and Psychology

Edited by Michael Bender and Byron Adams   Significant advancements in methodologies and statistical techniques in cross-cultural psychological research abound, but general practice, education, and most researchers in psychology rarely use them. This leads to misinterpretations, misrepresentations, and prejudice. The authors expertly demonstrate the importance of methodological rigor to safeguard appropriate inferences about similarities and…

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Intercultural Politeness. Managing Relations across Cultures. Helen Spencer-Oatey and Dániel Z. Kádár

Draws together concepts & theories in politeness theory and intercultural communication/psychology to analyse the process of relating across cultures Provides a robust model for analysing intercultural interaction from a relational perspective Designed with reader-friendly features, such as detailed concept boxes, research reports, experiential examples, and exercises The book has the following main sections: Conceptual foundations…

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Culture Conscious: Briefings in Culture, Cognition, and Behavior

Is the World Becoming More Individualistic? Are the Twos Terrible Everywhere? Can a Westerner Think Like an East Asian? What Happens When a Foreigner Adopts an Anglo Name?   The book is designed primarily as a supplemental text for lower-level courses in Psychology, as a way for instructors to inject a (much needed) cross-cultural perspective…

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Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Edited by David Matsumoto and Hyisung C. Hwang Describes the continued evolution and advancement of cultural and cross-cultural psychology Reviews the state of the art in each field as well as challenges and opportunities that we will face in the future Provides deep coverage of concepts such as development, cognition, emotion, personality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and…

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Tiia Tulviste, Deborah L. Best, Judith L. Gibbons Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context

Examines social competencies in early childhood from a cultural perspective Focuses on preschoolers’ social competencies, including how to communicate, understand emotions of other people, and behave prosocially across various situations Discusses how the variability in social worlds shapes children’s competencies Addresses societal and educational challenges triggered by rapidly increased migration around the world This book…

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