Cross-Cultural Psychology (SAGE Benchmarks in Psychology)

Cross-Cultural Psychology (SAGE Benchmarks in Psychology)

By: Peter B. Smith (editor), Peter K. Smith (editor), Deborah L. Best (editor)Hardback

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This four-volume set spans all areas of cross-cultural psychology, with particular emphasis on those areas in which the acclaimed editors consider to have experienced the most recent progress, namely developmental psychology, personality and social psychology. Cross-cultural psychology is a young field but with a global research that encompasses many facets of psychological behaviour, essentially anything at the interrelationship of psychological processes and culture at an individual, social and developmental level. Volume One: Basic Issues Volume Two: Developmental Psychology Volume Three: Personality and Social Psychology Volume Four: Applied Psychology

About Author

Peter B. Smith was born near Colchester, UK, in 1937. and obtained his PhD from Cambridge University in 1962. After working at Leeds University, he joined the University of Sussex in 1966 and never found a good reason to leave. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Social Psychology. He has studied cross-cultural aspects of leadership, conformity and informal influence processes, as well as cultural differences in styles of communication. He is the author of eight books and more than 180 other publications. He is former president of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, and has served as Editor of the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.


Introduction - P. Smith and D. Best VOLUME ONE: BASIC ISSUES Theory and Method Toward A Conception of Culture for Cross-Cultural Psychology - R.P. Rohner The Psychology of Practice and the Practice of the three Psychologies - R.A. Shweder Some Universals of Social Behavior - H.C. Triandis Imposed Etics - Emics - Derived Etics: The operationalization of a compelling idea - J.W. Berry On the Empirical Identification of Dimensions for Cross-cultural Comparisons - K. Leung and M.H. Bond Translating Tests: Some practical guidelines - F. Van de Vijver and R.K. Hambleton What's Wrong with Cross-cultural Comparisons of Subjective Likert Scales? The reference-group effect - S.J. Heine, D.R. Lehman, K.P. Peng and J. Greenholtz The Ecocultural Framework, Ecosocial Indices and Psychological Variables in Cross-cultural Research - J. Georgas, F. van de Vijver and J.W. Berry The Problem of the Packaged Variable - B.B. Whiting Unpacking Country Effects: On the need to operationalize the psychological determinants of cross-national differences - J. Brockner Cognition Genesis of the Higher Mental Functions - L.S. Vygotsky The Cross-cultural Study of Intelligence: Piaget and the Baoule - P.R. Dasen Meta-analysis of Cross-cultural Comparisons of Cognitive Test Performance - F. Van de Vijver Psychological Differentiation: Current status - H.A. Witkin, D.R. Goodenough and P. Oltman Culture and the Self: Implications for cognition, emotion, and motivation - H.R. Markus and S. Kitayama Some Tests of the Distinction Between the Private Self and the Collective Self - D. Trafimow, H.C. Triandis and S.G. Goto Multicultural Minds: A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition - Y.Y. Hong, M.W. Morris and C.Y. Chiu et al. Culture, Control and Perception of Relationships in the Environment - L.J. Ji, K.P. Peng and R.E. Nisbett Cultural Similarities and Differences in Social Inference: Evidence from behavioral predictions and lay theories of behavior - A. Norenzayan, I. Choi and R.E. Nisbett Is it Culture or is it Language? Examination of language effects in cross-cultural research on categorization - L.J. Ji, Z. Zhang and R.E. Nisbett VOLUME TWO: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY The Developmental Niche: A conceptualization at the interface of child and culture - C.M. Super and S. Harkness Cognitive Consequences of Formal and Informal Education - S. Scribner and M. Cole The Mathematics of Child Street Vendors - G.B. Saxe Risk, Resilience, and Recovery: Perspectives from the Kauai longitudinal study - E.E. Werner The Force of Beliefs: How the parental values of the Nso of northwest Cameroon shape children's progress toward adult models - A.B. Nsamenang and M.E. Lamb Cultural Models, Socialization Goals and Parenting Ethnotheories: A multicultural analysis - H. Keller et al Cultural Variation in Young Children's Access to work or Involvement in Specialised Child-focused Activities - G. Morelli, B. Rogoff and C. Angelillo Effects of Early Father Absence on Attentional Behavior: A follow-up analysis in four societies - R.H. Munroe, R.L. Munroe and A. Suppe Historical Change, Cultural Learning and Cognitive Representation in Zinacantec Maya Children - P.M. Greenfield, A.E. Maynard and C.P. Childs Children's Play in Cross-cultural Perspective: A new look at the Six Cultures study - C.P. Edwards Peer Interaction in Polynesia: A view from the Marquesas - M. Martini Cultural Variation in Infants' Sleeping Arrangements: Questions of independence - G.A. Morelli, B. Rogoff, D. Oppenheim and D. Goldsmith The Development of Close Relationships in Japan and the United States: Path of symbiotic harmony and generative tension - F. Rothbaum, M. Pott, H. Azuma, K. Miyake and J. Weise Lifespan Psychology: From developmental contextualism to developmental biocultural co-constructivism - P.B. Baltes and J. Smith Is Community Compatible with Autonomy? Cultural ideals versus empirical realities - J.G. Miller VOLUME THREE: PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Personality Cross-cultural Assessment of the Five-factor Model: The Revised NEO Personality Inventory - R.R. McCrae, P.T. Costa Jr., G.H. Pilar, J.P. Rolland and W.D. Parker Los Cinco Grandes across Cultures and Ethnic Groups: Multitrait-multimethod analyses of the Big Five in Spanish and English - V. Benet-Martinez and O.P. John Personality and Culture Revisited: Linking traits and dimensions of culture - G. Hofstede and R.R. McCrae The English Version of the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory - F.M. Cheung, S.F. Cheung, K. Leung, C. Ward and F. Leong Implicit Theories and Self-perceptions of Traitedness across Culture: Toward integration of cultural and trait psychology perspectives - A.T. Church et al Social Psychology Dimensions of National Cultures in Fifty Countries and Three Regions - G. Hofstede Are There Universal Aspects in the Structure and Content of Human Values? - S.H. Schwartz Mapping and Interpreting Cultural Differences Around the World - S.H. Schwartz Culture-level Dimensions of Social Axioms and their Correlates across 41 Cultures - M.H. Bond et al Culture and Conformity: A meta-analysis of studies using Asch's (1952b, 1956) line judgment task - R.A. Bond and P.B. Smith Universals and Cultural Differences in the Judgment of Facial Expressions of Emotion - P. Ekman, W.V. Friesen, M. O'Sullivan et al National Wealth and Thermal Climate as Predictors of Motives for Volunteer Work - E. Van de Vliert, X. Huang and R.V. Levine Unpackaging Culture's Influence on Self-esteem and Embarrassability: The role of self-construals - T.M. Singelis, M.H. Bond, W.F. Sharkey and S.Y. Lai Conversing across Cultures: East-West communication styles in work and non-work settings - J. Sanchez-Burks, F. Lee, I. Choi et al. Biculturalism among older Children: Cultural frame-switching, attributions, self-identification and social attitudes - M. Verkuyten and K. Pouliasi Field Experiments Examining the Culture of Honor: The role of institutions in perpetuating norms about violence - D. Cohen and R.E. Nisbett Why is Self-enhancement Low in Certain Collectivist Cultures? An investigation of two competing explanations - J. Kurman Cross-cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-esteem - E. Diener and M. Diener VOLUME FOUR: APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY Organizational Psychology Culture Specific and Cross-culturally Generalizable Implicit Leadership Theories: Are attributes of charismatic-transformational leadership universally endorsed? - D.N. Den Hartog, R.J. House, P.J. Hanges, P.W. Dorfman and S.A. Ruiz-Quintanilla Job Level and National Culture as Joint Roots of Job Satisfaction - X. Huang and E. van de Vliert East Meets West meets Mideast: Further explorations of collectivistic versus individualistic work groups - P.C. Earley Culture and Procedural Justice: The influence of power distance on reactions to voice - J. Brockner, G. Ackerman, J. Greenberg, M. Gelfand, A. M. Francesco, Z.X. Chen et al. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the People's Republic of China - J.L. Farh, C.B. Zhong and D.W. Organ The Negotiation Dance: Time, culture, and behavioral sequences in negotiation - W.L. Adair and J.M. Brett Clinical, Health and Gender Issues Are Somatiform Disorders Dhanging with Time? The case of neurasthenia in China - S. Lee and A. Kleinman Depressive Symptoms, Socio-economic Background, Sense of Control and Cultural Factors in University Students from 23 Countries - A. Steptoe, A. Tsuda, Y. Tanaka and J. Wardle The International Pilot Study of Schizophrenia: Five-year follow-up findings - J. Leff, N. Sartorius, A. Jablensky, A. Korten et al. The Problems of Relative Deprivation: Why do some societies do better than others? - R.G. Wilkinson and K.E. Pickett Cultural Diversity and Cross-cultural Perspectives - D.L. Best and J.J. Thomas Cultural Change Immigration, Acculturation and Adaptation - J.W. Berry Acculturation of Greek Family Values - J. Georgas, J.W. Berry, A. Shaw, S. Christakopoulou and K. Mylonas Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited - C. Ward and A. Rana-Deuba Lack of Knowledge of a Culture's Social Axioms and Adaptation Difficulties among Immigrants - J. Kurman and C. Ronen-Eilon Immigrant Youth: Acculturation, identity and adaptation - J.W. Berry, J.S. Phinney, D.L. Sam and P. Vedder Modernization, Cultural Change and the Persistence of Traditional Values - R. Inglehart and W.E. Baker Two Decades of Change in Cultural Values and Economic development in Eight East Asian and Pacific Island Nations - M.W. Allen, S.H. Ng, K. Ikeda, K., J.A. Jawan, A.H. Sufi, M. Wilson, and K-S.Yang

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1592
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  • ISBN10: 1847879543

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