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Cross-Cultural Research

Cross-Cultural Research

Four Volume Set
Edited by:

June 2015 | 1 656 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Including both classic and contemporary readings, this four-volume Major Work evaluates, explains and highlights the key issues in multiple disciplines where the term “culture” has a partially unique and partially shared history.


Further elaboration on the key ideas and debates in this is provided through the editor’s original introduction, which guides the reader through issues and areas such as the potential for integration, paradigmatic nuances in the term “culture”.


Volume One: Cultural Anthropology: History, Controversy and Current Status

Volume Two: Culture and Related Concepts in Sociology and Economics

Volume Three: Cross Cultural Psychology and Communication: Value Dimensions and Cognition

Volume Four: Culture in Organizational and Political Theory

Part One: The Emergence of Culture as an Anthropological Construct in the 19th Century
Anthropology and the Humanities

Ruth Benedict
Part Two: Functional, Critical and Interpretive Perspectives in Anthropology
The Group and the Individual in Functional Analysis

Bronislaw Malinowski
Cultural Discontinuities and Personality Transformation

Margaret Mead
Dominant and Substitute Profiles of Cultural Orientation: Their Significance for the Analysis of Social Stratification

Florence Kluckhohn
The Cross-Cultural Survey

George Murdock
Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture

Clifford Geertz
On Ethnographic Authority

James Clifford
Ethnography in/of the World System: The Emergence of Multi-Sited Anthropology

George Marcus
"Culture": Space, Identity and the Politics of Difference

Akhil Gupta and James Ferguson
Culture and Cultural Analysis as Experimental Systems

Michael Fischer
Part Three: Culture and Language in Anthropology
On the Emics and Etics of Pike and Harris

Kenneth Pike
Emics and Etics for Organizational Studies: A Lesson in Contrast from Linguistics

Mark Peterson and Kenneth Pike
Context, Culture, and Structuration in the Languages of Australia

Nicholas Evans
Part Four: Culture in the Emergence and Development of Sociology and Economics
Why Is Economics Not an Evolutionary Science?

Thorstein Veblen
Culture: A Sociological View

Howard Becker
Culture: The Making and the Make-up of a Concept (An Essay in Historical Semantics)

Gyorgy Markus
The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences

Michèle Lamont and Virág Molnár
Economic Action and Social Structure: The Problem of Embeddedness

Mark Granovetter
Institutional Economics: Then and Now

Malcolm Rutherford
Culture in Action: Symbols and Strategies

Ann Swidler
Part Five: Conceptualizations of Culture and the Reconsideration of Institutions
Institutionalized Organizations: Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony

John Meyer and Brian Rowan
The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields

Paul DiMaggio and Walter Powell
Endogenous Explanation in the Sociology of Culture

Jason Kaufman
Pierre Bourdieu and the Practices of Language

William Hanks
Part Six: Culture and Modernity
The Production of Culture Perspective

Richard Peterson and N. Anand
Video Cultures: Television Sociology in the “New TV” Age

Laura Grindstaff and Joseph Turow
Modernization, Cultural Change, and the Persistence of Traditional Values

Ronald Inglehart and Wayne Baker
Urban Poverty after the Truly Disadvantaged: The Rediscovery of the Family, the Neighborhood, and Culture

Mario Luis Small and Katherine Newman
Part Seven: Individualism-Collectivism and Basic Cultural Observations in Psychology
National Character: The Study of Modal Personality and Sociocultural Systems

Alex Inkeles and Daniel Levinson
Cultural Influences on Personality

Harry Triandis and Eunkook Suh
Where (Who) Are Collectives in Collectivism? Toward Conceptual Clarification of Individualism and Collectivism

Marilynn Brewer and Ya-Ru Chen
Part Eight: Psychological Dimensions and Culture
A Theory of Organization and Change within Value-Attitude Systems

Milton Rokeach
Imposed Etics-Emics-Derived Etics: The Operationalization of a Compelling Idea

John Berry
Identifying Culture-Specifics in the Content and Structure of Values

Shalom Schwartz and Lilach Sagiv
Personality and Culture Revisited: Linking Traits and Dimensions of Culture

Geert Hofstede and Robert McCrae
Part Nine: Culture and Cognition
Culture and the Self: Implications for Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation

Hazel Rose Markus and Shinobu Kitayama
Psychology and Culture

Darrin Lehman, Chi-yue Chiu and Mark Schaller
Culture and Cognition

Paul DiMaggio
A Culture and Systems of Thought: Holistic versus Analytic Cognition

Richard Nisbett, Kaiping Peng, Incheol Choi and Ara Norenzayan
Culture, Mind, and the Brain: Current Evidence and Future Directions

Shinobu Kitayama and Ayse Uskul
Part Ten: Culture and Communication
Inter- and Intracultural Negotiation: U.S. and Japanese Negotiators

Jeanne Brett and Tetsushi Okumura
The Matrix of Face: An Updated Face-Negotiation Theory

Stella Ting-Toomey
An Anxiety/Uncertainty Management (AUM) Theory of Effective Communication

William Gudykunst
Part Eleven: Organizations in a Cultural Context
The Cultural Relativity of Organizational Practices and Theories

Geert Hofstede
The Effect of National Culture on the Choice of Entry Mode

Bruce Kogut and Harbir Singh
Cultural Values, Sources of Guidance and Their Relevance to Managerial Behavior: A 47 Nation Study

Peter Smith, Mark Peterson and Shalom Schwartz
Conceptualizing and Measuring Cultures and Their Consequences: A Comparative Review of GLOBE’s and Hofstede’s Approaches

Mansour Javidan, Robert House, Peter Dorfman, Paul Hanges and Mary Sully de Luque
Traditions and Transitions in Quantitative Societal Culture Research in Organization Studies

Mark Peterson and Mikael Søndergaard
Cross Cultural Organizational Behavior

Michele Gelfand, Miriam Erez and Zeynep Aycan
Part Twelve: Organizational Culture
Studying Organizational Cultures through Rites and Ceremonials

Harrison Trice and Janice Beyer
Organization Culture: Can It Be a Source of Sustained Competitive Advantage?

Jay Barney
What Is the Difference between Organizational Culture and Organizational Climate? A Native's Point of View on a Decade of Paradigm Wars

Daniel Denison
Cultural Change: An Integration of Three Different Views

Debra Meyerson and Joanne Martin
Part Thirteen: Nations, Societies, and Cultures
Business Drive and National Achievement

David McClelland
The Origins, Development, and Possible Decline of the Modern State

Hendrik Spruyt
The Clash of Civilizations?

Samuel Huntington
World Society and the Nation-State

John Meyer, John Boli, George Thomas and Francisco Ramirez

Mark Frederick Peterson

Mark F. Peterson (PhD, University of Michigan) holds the Hofstede Chair in Cultural Diversity at Maastricht University. He has published over 120 articles and chapters, and several books. The articles have appeared in major management and international management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, Management International Review, Organization Studies, and Organization Science. He has also contributed international management themes to the basic social science... More About Author