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Muslim Minorities, Workplace Diversity and Reflexive HRM

Author(s) Jasmin Mahadevan, Claude-Hélène Mayer

2017, Routledge

Workplace diversity has become increasingly relevant to academics and practitioners alike. Often, this issue is tackled merely from a business-oriented/managerial point of view. Yet such a single-level perspective fails to acknowledge both the macro-societal context wherein companies and organizations act and the micro-individual dynamics by which individuals construct and affirm their identities in relation to…

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The Praeger Handbook of Personality across Cultures

Author(s) A. Timothy Church

2017, Praeger

The Praeger Handbook of Personality across Cultures represents the first extensive treatment of cross-cultural research on personality in a multi-volume book set, providing readers with a comprehensive and engaging handbook on the topic. Volume 1, titled Trait Psychology across Cultures, focuses on the cross-cultural study of personality dispositions or traits, including the extent to which…

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The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Author(s) Heidi Keller & Kim Bard

2017, Strüngmann Forum Reports

It is generally acknowledged that attachment relationships are important for infants and young children, but there is little clarity on what exactly constitutes such a relationship. Does it occur between two individuals (infant-mother or infant-father) or in an extended network? In the West, monotropic attachment appears to function as a secure foundation for infants, but…

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Ecology, Culture and Human Development: Lessons for Adivasi Education

Author(s) Ramesh Chandra Mishra & John W. Berry

2017, Sage

The key to the upliftment of the Adivasi community is a deep understanding of their culture, psychological resources and cognitive strengths. Ecology, Culture and Human Development: Lessons for Adivasi Education presents a comparative analysis of the cultural and cognitive dimensions of various communities in Canada, Ghana, China and India, and seeks answers from this analysis for Adivasi…

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Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods

Author(s) Valery Chirkov

2016, Routledge

This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as to design the most effective studies possible. The core philosophical and theoretical assumptions that…

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The witch who lost her marbles

Author(s) Mayer

2016

“The witch who lost her marbles” is the story about the extraterrestrian Ngululu who uses his home, the temple of adventures at Blalocee, to travel through time and space. One day,  Ngululu jumps into his spaceship, spins around and lands in the middle of a hot, dry and vast desert. It is there, where he meets…

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Counseling across cultures (7th ed.)

Author(s) Paul Pederson, Walter Lonner, Juris Draguns, Joseph Trimble, Maria. Scharron del Rio (Eds.)

2015, Sage

Offering a primary focus on North American cultural and ethnic diversity while addressing global questions and issues, Counseling Across Cultures, Seventh Edition draws on the expertise of 48 invited contributors to examine the cultural context of accurate assessment and appropriate interventions in counseling diverse clients. The book’s chapters highlight work with African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos/as, American…

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Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology (Vol. 5)

Author(s) Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, & Ying-yi Hong (Eds.)

2015, Oxford

Chapter 1. Similarities of Chimpanzee and Human CultureChristophe Boesch Chapter 2. Culture and NeuroplasticityShinobu Kitayama, Jiyoung Park, Yay-hyung Cho Chapter 3. Methodological Aspects of Cross-Cultural Research Fons J. R. van de Vijver Chapter 4. Morality, Development, and CultureMelanie Killen, Aline Hitti, Shelby Cooley, Laura Elenbaas Chapter 5. The Psychology of Residential and Relational Mobilities Shigehiro Oishi, Joanna…

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