Cultural Issues in Psychology : A Student's Handbook

By: Stevenson, AndrewMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandFoundations of Psychology: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2009Description: 1 online resource (296 p.)ISBN: 9780203866726Subject(s): Cognition and culture | Cognition and culture | Cultural psychiatry | Cultural psychiatry | Ethnopsychology | EthnopsychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cultural Issues in Psychology : A Student's HandbookDDC classification: 150 | 155.82 LOC classification: GN502 .S745 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Series preface; Preface; PART 1 Concepts and controversies; 1 Searching for human universals: Introducing cross-cultural psychology; 2 How we got here: A short history of psychology across cultures; 3 Culture and its influence: Exploring a key concept in global psychology; 4 Is psychology ethnocentric?: Imposed etics, culture bias and indigenous psychologies; 5 Challenging cross-culturalism: Alternative paradigms in global psychology; PART 2 Cultural issues; 6 Culture, cognition and intellect: Thinking through cultures
7 Culture, social cognition and social influence: Social psychology across cultures8 Culture and child development: Childhood across cultures; 9 Culture and abnormality: Definitions, diagnoses and treatment across cultures; 10 Concluding thoughts, future directions; Answers to reflective exercises; Glossary; References; Index
Summary: Does our cultural background influence the way we think and feel about ourselves and others? Does our culture affect how we choose our partners, how we define intelligence and abnormality and how we bring up our children? Psychologists have long pondered the relationship between culture and a range of psychological attributes. Cultural Issues In Psychology is an all round student guide to the key studies, theories and controversies which seek to explore human behaviour in a global context. The book explores key controversies in global psychology, such as:Cultu
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Series preface; Preface; PART 1 Concepts and controversies; 1 Searching for human universals: Introducing cross-cultural psychology; 2 How we got here: A short history of psychology across cultures; 3 Culture and its influence: Exploring a key concept in global psychology; 4 Is psychology ethnocentric?: Imposed etics, culture bias and indigenous psychologies; 5 Challenging cross-culturalism: Alternative paradigms in global psychology; PART 2 Cultural issues; 6 Culture, cognition and intellect: Thinking through cultures

7 Culture, social cognition and social influence: Social psychology across cultures8 Culture and child development: Childhood across cultures; 9 Culture and abnormality: Definitions, diagnoses and treatment across cultures; 10 Concluding thoughts, future directions; Answers to reflective exercises; Glossary; References; Index

Does our cultural background influence the way we think and feel about ourselves and others? Does our culture affect how we choose our partners, how we define intelligence and abnormality and how we bring up our children? Psychologists have long pondered the relationship between culture and a range of psychological attributes. Cultural Issues In Psychology is an all round student guide to the key studies, theories and controversies which seek to explore human behaviour in a global context. The book explores key controversies in global psychology, such as:Cultu

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Andrew Stevenson has been teaching Psychology since 1990 at a variety of levels, including A-Level and undergraduate. He now divides his time between writing, freelance training and lecturing.

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