This second edition of a classic work in cross-cultural psychology brings together scholars from the United States and abroad to provide a concise new introduction to selected topics in cross-cultural psychology, the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes under diverse cultural conditions.
Topics include history and methods of cross-cultural studies, developmental aspects in cross-cultural psychology, personality and belief systems across cultures, and applications for cross-cultural psychology. Within these categories, contributors touch on subjects such as language and communication, child and moral development, gender roles, aging, emotion and personality, international business, and mental health. This volume will be of value to all scholars, students, and practitioners in psychology.
About the Author:
LEONORE LOEB ADLER is the Director of the Institute for Cross-Cultural and Cross-Ethnic Studies and Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychology at Molloy College. Professor Adler has been active for more than 30 years in cross-cultural and cross-national research projects, he has published as author, editor, or coeditor 14 earlier books.
UWE P. GIELEN is Professor of Psychology and International Cultural Studies at St. Francis College. A former president of both the Society for Cross Cultural Research and the International Council of Psychologists he has published as editor, coeditor, or coauthor 10 earlier books. He is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Group Tensions.