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Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology

Susan B. Goldstein



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03 June 2019
Development studies; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Psychological testing & measurement; Social, group or collective psychology
It is only in recent decades that psychology as an academic discipline has begun to recognize the importance of a cultural perspective. From cross-cultural psychology through to psychological anthropology, psychologists have taken a number of approaches to studying the role of culture in human behavior.

This comprehensive workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles of culture and psychology. The fully updated new edition features over 100 case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects, addressing topics such as culture, race/ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and social class. Theoretical and guiding content is included in each chapter to embed the activities within key concepts and principles. Designed to contribute to the inclusion of cultural perspectives in the psychology curriculum, this wide-ranging book provides students with hands-on experiences that facilitate the understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology.

The workbook is supported by a substantial Instructor's Manual that includes discussion questions, video recommendations, variations by course level, and suggestions for expanded writing assignments. See Support Material below for access.
By:   Susan B. Goldstein
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   3rd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm, 
Weight:   794g
ISBN:   9780367180690
ISBN 10:   0367180693
Pages:   342
Publication Date:   03 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface To the Student To the Instructor Acknowledgments Chapter 1. The Concept of Culture Chapter 2. Culture and Psychological Research Chapter 3. Culture and Basic Processes Chapter 4. Culture and Developmental Processes Chapter 5. Personality, Emotion, and the Self in Cultural Context Chapter 6. Health, Stress, and Coping across Cultures Chapter 7. Culture and Social Behavior Chapter 8. Intergroup Relations Chapter 9. Intercultural Interaction Answers Appendix: Resources on Culture and Psychology

Susan B. Goldstein received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Hawaii while a grantee of the East West Center. She is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Redlands where she teaches cross-cultural psychology as well as study abroad pre-departure and re-entry courses. Her research and publications have focused on study abroad, intercultural attitudes, social justice allies, stigma, and strategies for diversifying the psychology curriculum.

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