Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications by John W. BerryCross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications by John W. Berry

Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and Applications

byJohn W. Berry, Ype H. Poortinga, Seger M. Breugelmans

Paperback | March 28, 2011

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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 presents 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-color, 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 web links.
Title:Cross-Cultural Psychology: Research and ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:650 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.14 inPublished:March 28, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521745209

ISBN - 13:9780521745208

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Table of Contents

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.

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"This text looks to offer senior undergraduate and postgraduate students a thorough overview of cross-cultural psychology. The authors present contemporary empirical research, theory, methodology and applications, covering aspects of behaviour including development, social behaviour, personality, cognition, psycholinguistics, emotion and perception. The third edition has new additions to the writing team." --Times Higher Education