Culture and Social Behavior

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McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Social Science - 330 pages
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Harry Triandis is the godfather of cross cultural psychology and this is the synthesis of the state-of-the-field in the 1990's that brings together decades of research and expertise from one of the giants. This brief overview focuses on social behavior and culture's influence on how people interact. Employing the latest social psychological research, this text will serve as the core on the subject. A great supplement for social psychology, advanced social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, introductory psychology, sociology, and political science courses. This is a brief, inexpensive paperback that can easily be purchased to complement a large hard-cover text, or used in conjunction with other Series titles.

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Contents

WHY BOTHER TO STUDY CULTURESOCIAL
29
HOW TO STUDY CULTURES
56
ANALYZING SUBJECTIVE CULTURE
87
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HARRY C. TRIANDIS is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Illinois and a Fellow of three divisions of the American Psychological Association. His awards include APA's Distinguished International Psychologist of the Year, Distinguished Lecturer of the Year, and the award for Distinguished Contributions to International Psychology. He also earned the American Psychological Society's prestigious James M. Cattell Award. Triandis is a former Guggenheim Fellow, Ford Foundation Faculty Fellow, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Fellow of the International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology. He also served as a Distinguished Fulbright Professor and as President for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. He has authored seven books, including Culture and Social Behavior, and edited the six-volume Handbook of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

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