The Five-Factor Model of Personality Across Cultures

Paperback | August 31, 2002

EditorRobert R. McCraeRevised byJuri AllikbyRobert R. McCrae

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The Five-Factor Model Across Cultures was designed to further an understanding of the interrelations between personality and culture by examining the dominant paradigm for personality assessment - the Five-Factor Model or FFM - in a wide variety of cultural contexts. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary research and theory about personality traits and culture that is extremely relevant to personality psychologists, cross-cultural psychologists, and psychological anthropologists.

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The Five-Factor Model Across Cultures was designed to further an understanding of the interrelations between personality and culture by examining the dominant paradigm for personality assessment - the Five-Factor Model or FFM - in a wide variety of cultural contexts. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary researc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:342 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:August 31, 2002Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface; A.J. Marsella. Introduction; R.R. McCrae, J. Allik. Section I: Trans- and Intercultural Studies. The Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality; J.-P. Rolland. Exploring the Sources of Variations in the Structure of Personality Traits Across Cultures; K. Konstabel, et al. The NEO Five-Factor Inventory in Czech, Polish, and Slovak Contexts; M.H. Ková, et al. Relating the Five-Factor Model of Personality to a Circumplex Model of Affect: A Five Language Study; M.S.M. Yik, et al. NEO-PI-R Data from 36 Cultures: Further Intercultural Comparisons; R.R. McCrae. Section II: Case Studies in Personality and Culture. The Five-Factor Model in the Philippines: Investigating Trait Structure and Levels Across Cultures; A.T. Church, M.S. Katigbak. The Applicability of the Five-Factor Model in a Sub-Saharan Culture: The NEO-PI-R in Shona; R.L. Piedmont, et al. Five-Factor Model and the NEO-PI-R in Turkey; S. Gülgöz. Vietnamese-American Personality and Acculturation: An Exploration of Relations Between Personality Traits and Cultural Goals; A. Leininger. The Five-Factor Model of Personality Measurement and Correlates in the Indian Context; P.H. Lodhi, et al. Personality and Culture: The Portuguese Case; M.P. de Lima. Applications of the Russian NEO-PI-R; T.A. Martin, et al. Section III: Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives. Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Big Five: A Tentative Interpretation of the Evidence; Y.H. Poortinga, et al. A Five-Factor Theory Perspective; J. Allik, R.R. McCrae. Author Index. Subject Index.