Culture and Group Processes

Paperback | November 13, 2013

EditorMasaki Yuki, Marilynn Brewer

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Human beings are adapted for group living. Groups have a wide range of adaptive functions for individuals, including both material benefits of mutual aid and collective action, and subjective psychological benefits of affiliation and social identity. Recent development of cultural psychology,however, has uncovered that culture plays crucial roles in group processes: patterns of group behavior and underlying psychological processes are shaped within specific cultural contexts, and cultures emerge in group-based interactions. Culture and Group Processes, the inaugural volume of theFrontiers of Culture and Psychology series, is the first edited book on this rapidly emerging research topic. The eleven chapters included in this volume, all authored by distinguished scientists in the field, reveal the role of culture in group perceptions, social identity, group dynamics, identity negotiation, teamwork, intergroup relations, and intergroup communication, as well as the joint effect ofcultural and group processes in interpersonal trust and creativity.

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Human beings are adapted for group living. Groups have a wide range of adaptive functions for individuals, including both material benefits of mutual aid and collective action, and subjective psychological benefits of affiliation and social identity. Recent development of cultural psychology,however, has uncovered that culture plays cr...

Masaki Yuki, is a professor of the Department of Behavioral Science and the Center for Experimental Research in Social Sciences at Hokkaido University. His current research interest centers around how structure of social ecology affects a broad range of psychological and behavioral tendencies of people who reside there, including self-...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Masaki Yuki and Marilynn Brewer: Foreword1. Marilynn B. Brewer and Masaki Yuki: Culture and Group Processes: Defining the IntersectionPart I. Culture and Basic Group Processes2. Nick Haslam, Elise Holland, and Minoru Karasawa: Essentialism and Entitativity Across Cultures3. Masaki Yuki and Kosuke Takamura: Intergroup Comparison and Intragroup Relationships: Group processes in the cultures of individualism and collectivism4. Ching Wan and Jia Yu: A Knowledge-based Account of Cultural Identification: The Role of Intersubjective Representations5. Letty Y-Y. Kwan and Ying-yi Hong: Culture, Group Processes and TrustPart II. Culture and Intragroup Processes6. Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks and Eric Luis Uhlmann: Outlier Nation: The Cultural Psychology of American Workways7. Chenchen Li, Letty Kwan, Shyhnan Liou, and Chi-Yue Chiu: Culture, Group Processes, and Creativity8. Mary E. Zellner-Bruhn and Cristina B. Gibson: How Does Culture Matter? A Contextual View of Intercultural Interaction in Groups9. Wendi Adair and Omar Ganai: Unpacking Four Forms of Third Culture in Multicultural TeamsPart III. Culture and Intergroup Processes10. Kimberly A. Noels: Culture and Intergroup Communication11. Tiane Lee, Michele Gelfand, and Garriy Shteynberg: Culture, Group Entitativity and Contagion of Conflict