Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology

Paperback | March 26, 2015

EditorMichael Harris Bond

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In recent years China has witnessed unprecedented economic growth, emerging as a powerful, influential player on the global stage. Now, more than ever, there is a great interest and need within the West to better understand the psychological and social processes that characterize the Chinesepeople. The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology is the first book of its kind - a comprehensive and commanding review of Chinese psychology, covering areas of human functioning with unparalleled sophistication and complexity. In 42 chapters, leading authorities cite and integrate both English andChinese-language research in topic areas ranging from the socialization of children, mathematics achievement, emotion, bilingualism and Chinese styles of thinking to Chinese identity, personal relationships, leadership processes and psychopathology. With all chapters accessibly written by theleading researchers in their respective fields, the reader of this volume will learn how and why China has developed in the way it has, and how it is likely to develop. In addition, the book shows how a better understanding of a culture so different to our own can reveal much about our own cultureand sense of identity. A book of extraordinary breadth, The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology ia an essential sourcebook for any scholar or practitioner attempting to understand the psychological functioning of the world's most populous country.

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In recent years China has witnessed unprecedented economic growth, emerging as a powerful, influential player on the global stage. Now, more than ever, there is a great interest and need within the West to better understand the psychological and social processes that characterize the Chinesepeople. The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psych...

Michael Harris Bond completed his undergraduate training in honours psychology at the University of Toronto (1966), before venturing to Stanford University where he gained a PhD in social psychology (1970). Following a post-doctoral fellowship in experimental social innovation at Michigan State University, he travelled to Japan as his...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:750 pagesPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Geoffrey Blowers: The continuing prospects for Chinese psychology2. Ying-Yi Hong, Yung-Jui Yang, and Chi-Yue Chiu: What is Chinese about Chinese psychology and who are the Chinese in Chinese psychology?3. Farhan Ali and Trevor Penney: The cultured brain: Interplay of genes, brain, and culture4. Xin-Yin Chen: Social and emotional development in Chinese children5. Qian Wang and Lei Chang: Parenting and child socialization in contemporary China6. Ping Li and Hua Shu: Language and the brain: Computational and neuroanatomical perspectives from Chinese7. Catherine McBride-Chang, Dan Lin, Yui-Chi Fong, and Hua Shu: Language and literacy development in Chinese children8. Connie Suk-Han Ho: Understanding reading disabilities in Chinese: From basic research to intervention9. Him Cheung, Fong-Ha Yap and Virginia Yip: Chinese bilingualism10. Yu-Jing Ni, Ming Ming Chiu and Zi Juan Cheng: Chinese children learning mathematics: From home to school.11. Li-Jun Ji, Albert Lee, and Tieyuan Guo: The thinking styles of Chinese people12. David Kember and David Watkins: Approaches to learning and teaching by the Chinese13. K-T Hau and Irene T. Ho: Chinese students' motivation and achievement14. Michelle Yik: How unique is Chinese emotion15. Kwok Leung: Beliefs in Chinese societies16. Steve J. Kulich and Rui Zhang: The multiple frames of 'Chinese' values: From tradition to modernity and beyond17. Virginia S.-Y. Kwan and James A. McGee: What do we know about the Chinese self? Illustrations with self-esteem, self-efficacy, and self-enhancement18. Fanny M. Cheung, Shu-Fai Cheung and Jianxin Zhang: From indigenous to cross-cultural personality: The case of the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory19. Helene H. Fung and Sheung-Tak Cheng: Psychology and aging in the Land of the Panda20. Luo Lu: Chinese well-being21. Daniel Shek: The spirituality of the Chinese people: A critical review22. Sunita Mahtani Stewart, Peter W.-H. Lee, and Rongrong Tao: Psychiatric disorders in the Chinese23. Agnes S.-Y. Chan, Winnie W. Leung, and Mei-Chun Cheung: Clinical neuropsychology in China24. Cecilia Cheng, Barbara C. Y. Lo, and Jasmine H. M. Chio: The tao (way) of Chinese coping25. Winnie W.-S. Mak and Sylvia Xiaohua Chen: Illness behaviors among the Chinese26. Charles C. Chan: Community psychology in Chinese societies27. Wai-Sum Liu and Patrick W.-L. Leung: Psychotherapy with the Chinese: An update of the work in the last decade28. Kwang-Kuo Hwang and Kuei-Hsiang Han: Face and morality in Confucian society29. Hildie Leung and Winton W.-T. Au: Chinese cooperation and competition30. Darius K.-S. Chan, Theresa Ng, and Chin-Ming Hui: Interpersonal relationships in rapidly changing Chinese societies31. Catherine So-kum Tang, Zhiren Chua, and Jiaqing O: A gender perspective on Chinese social relationships and behavior32. Xu Shi and Bing Feng: Chinese cultural psychology and contemporary communication33. Isabel Wing-Chun Ng: Chinese political psychology: Political participation in Chinese societies34. James Liu, Mei-Chih Li, and Xiao-Dong Yue: Chinese intergroup relations and social identity35. Chao C. Chen and Jiing-Lih Farh: Developments in Chinese leadership: Paternalism and its elaborations, moderations, and alternatives36. Robert S. Wyer, Jr. and Jiewen Hong: Chinese consumer behavior: The effects of content, process and language37. Gang-Yan Si, Hing-Chu Lee, and Chris Lonsdale: Chinese sports psychology38. Colleen Ward and En-Yi Lin: Chinese acculturation and adaptation39. David C. Thomas and Yuan Liao: Inter-cultural interactions: The Chinese context40. Peter B. Smith: On the distinctiveness of Chinese psychology: Or, are we all Chinese?