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Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications

Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications

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John W. Berry, Ype H. Poortinga, Seger M. Breugelmans, Athanasios Chasiotis, David L. Sam
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 3, 2/17/2011
EAN 9780521745208, ISBN10: 0521745209

Paperback, 646 pages, 24.6 x 19.9 x 2.9 cm
Language: English

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.

1. Introduction
Part I. Similarities and Differences in Behavior across Cultures
2. Individual development
infancy and early childhood
3. Individual development
childhood, adolescence and adulthood
4. Social behavior
5. Personality
6. Cognition
7. Emotion
8. Language
9. Perception
Part II. Relationships between Behavior, Culture and Biology
10. Contributions of cultural anthropology
11. Contributions of evolutionary biology
12. Methodology and theory
Part III. Applying Research Findings across Cultures
13. Acculturation
14. Intercultural relations
15. Intercultural communication and training
16. Work and organizations
17. Health
18. Culturally informed and appropriate psychology
Epilogue
Glossary of key terms.

'The publication of a new edition of this classic textbook on the relation of culture to human psychological function provides a fascinating window into this increasingly important branch of psychology.' Michael Cole, University of California, San Diego