Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 1

Hardcover | January 7, 2011

EditorMichele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong

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With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a boom in publication over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship ofculture to cognitive processes, human development, psychopathology, social behavior, organizational behavior, neuroscience, language, marketing, and other topics. In recognition of this exponential growth, Advances in Culture and Psychology is the first annual series to offer state-of-the-artreviews of scholarly research in the growing field of culture and psychology. The goals for Advances in Culture and Psychology are simple:* Develop an intellectual home for culture and psychology research programs* Foster bridges and connections among cultural scholars from across the discipline* Create a highly-cited volume and a premier outlet for culture and psychology research* Publish articles that reflect the theoretical, methodological, and epistemological diversity in the study of culture and psychology* Enhance the collective identity of the culture and psychology field Comprising chapters from internationally renowned culture scholars and representing diversity in the theory and study of culture within psychology, Advances in Culture and Psychology is an ideal resource for research programs and academics throughout the psychology community.

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With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a boom in publication over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship ofculture to cognitive processes, human development...

Michele J. Gelfand is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland. Chi-yue Chiu and Ying-yi Hong are Professors at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:January 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195380398

ISBN - 13:9780195380392

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ForewordIntroductionMichael Tomasello: Human Culture in Evolutionary PerspectiveDavid Matsumoto and Hyi-Sung Hwang: Culture, Emotion, and ExpressionMark Schaller and Damian R. Murray: Infectious Disease and the Creation of CultureFred Rothbaum, Gilda Morelli, and Natalie Rusk: Attachment, Learning and Coping: The Interplay of Cultural Similarities and DifferencesGun R Semin: Culturally Situated Linguistic Ecologies and Language Use: Cultural Tools at the Service of Representing and Shaping Situated RealitiesToshio Yamagishi: Micro-Macro Dynamics of the Cultural Construction of Reality: A Niche Construction Approach to CultureSharon Shavitt, Carlos J. Torelli, and Hila Riemer: Horizontal and Vertical Individualism and Collectivism: Implications for Understanding Psychological ProcessesIndex