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Cross-Cultural Psychology

Cross-Cultural Psychology

Four Volume Set
Edited by:

April 2009 | 1 592 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This four volume set spans all areas of cross-cultural psychology, with particular emphasis on those areas in which the acclaimed editors, Peter Smith and Deborah Best, consider to have experienced the most recent progress, namely developmental psychology, personality, and social psychology. Cross-cultural psychology is a young field but with a global research that encompasses many facets of psychological behavior, essentially anything at the interrelationship of psychological processes and culture at an individual, social, and developmental level.

Volume 1: Basic Issues
Volume 2: Developmental Psychology
Volume 3: Personality and Social Psychology
Volume 4: Applied Psychology

P. Smith and D. Best
Theory and Method
Toward A Conception of Culture for Cross-Cultural Psychology

R.P. Rohner
The Psychology of Practice and the Practice of the three Psychologies

R.A. Shweder
Some Universals of Social Behavior

H.C. Triandis
Imposed Etics - Emics - Derived Etics: The operationalization of a compelling idea

J.W. Berry
On the Empirical Identification of Dimensions for Cross-cultural Comparisons

K. Leung and M.H. Bond
Translating Tests: Some practical guidelines

F. Van de Vijver and R.K. Hambleton
What's Wrong with Cross-cultural Comparisons of Subjective Likert Scales? The reference-group effect

S.J. Heine, D.R. Lehman, K.P. Peng and J. Greenholtz
The Ecocultural Framework, Ecosocial Indices and Psychological Variables in Cross-cultural Research

J. Georgas, F. van de Vijver and J.W. Berry
The Problem of the Packaged Variable

B.B. Whiting
Unpacking Country Effects: On the need to operationalize the psychological determinants of cross-national differences

J. Brockner
Genesis of the Higher Mental Functions

L.S. Vygotsky
The Cross-cultural Study of Intelligence: Piaget and the Baoulé

P.R. Dasen
Meta-analysis of Cross-cultural Comparisons of Cognitive Test Performance

F. Van de Vijver
Psychological Differentiation: Current status

H.A. Witkin, D.R. Goodenough and P. Oltman
Culture and the Self: Implications for cognition, emotion, and motivation

H.R. Markus and S. Kitayama
Some Tests of the Distinction Between the Private Self and the Collective Self

D. Trafimow, H.C. Triandis and S.G. Goto
Multicultural Minds: A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition

Y.Y. Hong, M.W. Morris and C.Y. Chiu et al.
Culture, Control and Perception of Relationships in the Environment

L.J. Ji, K.P. Peng and R.E. Nisbett
Cultural Similarities and Differences in Social Inference: Evidence from behavioral predictions and lay theories of behavior

A. Norenzayan, I. Choi and R.E. Nisbett
Is it Culture or is it Language? Examination of language effects in cross-cultural research on categorization

L.J. Ji, Z. Zhang and R.E. Nisbett
The Developmental Niche: A conceptualization at the interface of child and culture

C.M. Super and S. Harkness
Cognitive Consequences of Formal and Informal Education

S. Scribner and M. Cole
The Mathematics of Child Street Vendors

G.B. Saxe
Risk, Resilience, and Recovery: Perspectives from the Kauai longitudinal study

E.E. Werner
The Force of Beliefs: How the parental values of the Nso of northwest Cameroon shape children's progress toward adult models

A.B. Nsamenang and M.E. Lamb
Cultural Models, Socialization Goals and Parenting Ethnotheories: A multicultural analysis

H. Keller et al
Cultural Variation in Young Children's Access to work or Involvement in Specialised Child-focused Activities

G. Morelli, B. Rogoff and C. Angelillo
Effects of Early Father Absence on Attentional Behavior: A follow-up analysis in four societies

R.H. Munroe, R.L. Munroe and A. Suppe
Historical Change, Cultural Learning and Cognitive Representation in Zinacantec Maya Children

P.M. Greenfield, A.E. Maynard and C.P. Childs
Children's Play in Cross-cultural Perspective: A new look at the Six Cultures study

C.P. Edwards
Peer Interaction in Polynesia: A view from the Marquesas

M. Martini
Cultural Variation in Infants' Sleeping Arrangements: Questions of independence

G.A. Morelli, B. Rogoff, D. Oppenheim and D. Goldsmith
The Development of Close Relationships in Japan and the United States: Path of symbiotic harmony and generative tension

F. Rothbaum, M. Pott, H. Azuma, K. Miyake and J. Weise
Lifespan Psychology: From developmental contextualism to developmental biocultural co-constructivism

P.B. Baltes and J. Smith
Is Community Compatible with Autonomy? Cultural ideals versus empirical realities

J.G. Miller
Cross-cultural Assessment of the Five-factor Model: The Revised NEO Personality Inventory

R.R. McCrae, P.T. Costa Jr., G.H. Pilar, J.P. Rolland and W.D. Parker
Los Cinco Grandes across Cultures and Ethnic Groups: Multitrait-multimethod analyses of the Big Five in Spanish and English

V. Benet-Martínez and O.P. John
Personality and Culture Revisited: Linking traits and dimensions of culture

G. Hofstede and R.R. McCrae
The English Version of the Chinese Personality Assessment Inventory

F.M. Cheung, S.F. Cheung, K. Leung, C. Ward and F. Leong
Implicit Theories and Self-perceptions of Traitedness across Culture: Toward integration of cultural and trait psychology perspectives

A.T. Church et al
Social Psychology
Dimensions of National Cultures in Fifty Countries and Three Regions

G. Hofstede
Are There Universal Aspects in the Structure and Content of Human Values?

S.H. Schwartz
Mapping and Interpreting Cultural Differences Around the World

S.H. Schwartz
Culture-level Dimensions of Social Axioms and their Correlates across 41 Cultures

M.H. Bond et al
Culture and Conformity: A meta-analysis of studies using Asch's (1952b, 1956) line judgment task

R.A. Bond and P.B. Smith
Universals and Cultural Differences in the Judgment of Facial Expressions of Emotion

P. Ekman, W.V. Friesen, M. O'Sullivan et al
National Wealth and Thermal Climate as Predictors of Motives for Volunteer Work

E. Van de Vliert, X. Huang and R.V. Levine
Unpackaging Culture's Influence on Self-esteem and Embarrassability: The role of self-construals

T.M. Singelis, M.H. Bond, W.F. Sharkey and S.Y. Lai
Conversing across Cultures: East-West communication styles in work and non-work settings

J. Sanchez-Burks, F. Lee, I. Choi et al.
Biculturalism among older Children: Cultural frame-switching, attributions, self-identification and social attitudes

M. Verkuyten and K. Pouliasi
Field Experiments Examining the Culture of Honor: The role of institutions in perpetuating norms about violence

D. Cohen and R.E. Nisbett
Why is Self-enhancement Low in Certain Collectivist Cultures? An investigation of two competing explanations

J. Kurman
Cross-cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-esteem

E. Diener and M. Diener
Organizational Psychology
Culture Specific and Cross-culturally Generalizable Implicit Leadership Theories: Are attributes of charismatic-transformational leadership universally endorsed?

D.N. Den Hartog, R.J. House, P.J. Hanges, P.W. Dorfman and S.A. Ruiz-Quintanilla
Job Level and National Culture as Joint Roots of Job Satisfaction

X. Huang and E. van de Vliert
East Meets West meets Mideast: Further explorations of collectivistic versus individualistic work groups

P.C. Earley
Culture and Procedural Justice: The influence of power distance on reactions to voice

J. Brockner, G. Ackerman, J. Greenberg, M. Gelfand, A. M. Francesco, Z.X. Chen et al.
Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the People's Republic of China

J.L. Farh, C.B. Zhong and D.W. Organ
The Negotiation Dance: Time, culture, and behavioral sequences in negotiation

W.L. Adair and J.M. Brett
Clinical, Health and Gender Issues
Are Somatiform Disorders Dhanging with Time? The case of neurasthenia in China

S. Lee and A. Kleinman
Depressive Symptoms, Socio-economic Background, Sense of Control and Cultural Factors in University Students from 23 Countries

A. Steptoe, A. Tsuda, Y. Tanaka and J. Wardle
The International Pilot Study of Schizophrenia: Five-year follow-up findings

J. Leff, N. Sartorius, A. Jablensky, A. Korten et al.
The Problems of Relative Deprivation: Why do some societies do better than others?

R.G. Wilkinson and K.E. Pickett
Cultural Diversity and Cross-cultural Perspectives

D.L. Best and J.J. Thomas
Cultural Change
Immigration, Acculturation and Adaptation

J.W. Berry
Acculturation of Greek Family Values

J. Georgas, J.W. Berry, A. Shaw, S. Christakopoulou and K. Mylonas
Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited

C. Ward and A. Rana-Deuba
Lack of Knowledge of a Culture's Social Axioms and Adaptation Difficulties among Immigrants

J. Kurman and C. Ronen-Eilon
Immigrant Youth: Acculturation, identity and adaptation

J.W. Berry, J.S. Phinney, D.L. Sam and P. Vedder
Modernization, Cultural Change and the Persistence of Traditional Values

R. Inglehart and W.E. Baker
Two Decades of Change in Cultural Values and Economic development in Eight East Asian and Pacific Island Nations

M.W. Allen, S.H. Ng, K. Ikeda, K., J.A. Jawan, A.H. Sufi, M. Wilson, and K-S.Yang

Peter B Smith

PETER K SMITH is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, U.K.  He has a first degree from University of Oxford, and a PhD from University of Sheffield.  His main area of research is on school bullying. He is currently particularly interested in country differences and cross-cultural comparisons. He has also carried out research on children’s play; and on the role of grandparents in children’s development.  He has been involved in bullying research for 30 years. In the UK he helped produce the national anti-bullying pack Don’t Suffer in Silence (1994, 2nd edition 2000).  He chaired... More About Author

Deborah L. Best