Psychology and Culture

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Walter J. Lonner, Roy S. Malpass
Allyn and Bacon, 1994 - Psychology - 317 pages
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This is a broad introduction to the ways culture and ethnicity can affect human behavior. Text features original articles by international experts in the field. An introductory chapter sketches conceptual and methodological issues, and explains the purposes for cross-cultural psychology. Students or professionals interested in cross-cultural psychology, or cultural or ethnic diversity.

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Contents

An Introduction
1
The Universal Experience of Being Different
13
The Experience of Being A Hispanic in The United States
23
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About the author (1994)

Walter J. Lonner, a dedicated cross-cultural psychologist, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Western Washington University. He is a charter member, past president, and Honorary Fellow of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP). As either author or editor, Lonner has been involved with about forty books featuring various topics in psychology and culture, including the seminal six-volume "Handbook of cross-cultural psychology" (1980). For 25 years he was co-editor (with John Berry) of the SAGE book series, Cross-Cultural Research and Methodology. In 1969 Lonner co-founded the Center for Cross-Cultural Research at (then) Western Washington State College. He is Founding and Special Issues Editor of the flagship "Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology" and Founding Editor of IACCP s "Online Readings in Psychology and Culture". He has had sabbatical leaves in Germany (as a Fulbright scholar), Mexico, and New Zealand (twice) and has participated in conferences in more than 30 countries and travelled in many others. In 2014 he received the Outstanding Contributions to International Psychology award from Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Honoring his many contributions to the field for nearly 50 years, in 2005 IACCP inaugurated the biennial Distinguished Invited Lecturer Series in his name.

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