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Asian contributions to cross-cultural psychology

Contributor(s): Pandey, Janak [Editor] | Sinha, Durganand [Editor] | Bhawuk, Dharm P S [Editor] | International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 1996Description: 366 p.ISBN: 0803992440; 9780144000975.Subject(s): Ethnopsychology - Asia - Congress | Cognition and culture - Asia - Congress | Family - Asia - CongressDDC classification: 155.8095
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Table of Contents:

Section 1: Theoretical Issues And Applications

1. Introduction
2. Cross-Cultural Psychology: Asian Scenario
3. Cross-Cultural Psychology and Development
4. The Indigenous Psychology Bandwagon: Cautions and Considerations
5. Indigenous Psychology: Scientific Ethnocentrism in a New Guise?
6. Agency, Action and Culture: Three Basic Concepts for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Section 2: Family Experiences And Cognitive Processes

7. Introduction
8. A Family Structure Assessment Device for Turkey
9. Family Climate as a Determinant of Academic Performance: East Asian and Euro-American Cultures Compared
10. Reproduction of Patterns in Relation to Children's Weaving Experience
11. Some Eco-Cultural and Acculturational Factors in Intermodal Perception
12. Sex Differences in Cognitive Style of Brahmin and Gurung Children from the Hills and Plains of Nepal

Section 3: Dimensions Of Self And Achievement Process

13. Introduction
14. Approaches to Learning of Asian Students: A Multiple Paradox
15. Global Self-Esteem and the Fall of High Achievers: Australian and Japanese Comparisons
16. The Cross-Cultural Validity of the Shavelson Model of Self-Esteem
17. Exploring the Basis of Self-Esteem of Urban and Rural Nepalese Children
18. Toward a Culturally Relevant Model of Self-Concept for the Hong Kong Chinese
19. Self-Monitoring and Concern for Social Appropriateness in China and England

Section 4: Social Values And Problems Of Developing Societies

20. Introduction
21. Anticipations of Aging: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Young Adults' Views of Growing Old
22. Crossing Cultures: The Relationship between Psychological and Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Cross-Cultural Adjustment
23. Entrepreneurship and Collectivism: A Study of Nepalese Entrepreneurs
24. Motivational States and Stress-Strain Perception of Unemployed Youth in India
25. Perceived Socio-Cultural Causes of Non-reporting of Crimes in India
26. International Networks: Mechanisms for Culturally Viable Development
27. Coda

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