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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 48 new and published books in the subject of Cross Cultural Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Understanding World Jury Systems Through Social Psychological Research

    Edited by Martin F. Kaplan, Ana M. Martín

    This volume examines diverse jury systems in nations around the world. These systems are marked by unique features having critical implications for jury selection, composition, functioning, processes, and ultimately, trial outcomes. These unique features are examined by applying relevant social...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Psychology in Africa (Psychology Revivals)

    By Mallory Wober

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    It is now well over a hundred and fifty years since the first celebrated geographical explorations of Africa took place. However, it was many years before there began quests of a different kind – the investigation of behaviour, personality, attitude and ability among Africa’s people. Originally...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Global Obama

    Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma, Uwe P. Gielen

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    The Global Obama examines the president’s image in five continents and more than twenty countries. It is the first book to look at Barack Obama’s presidency and analyze how Obama and America are viewed by publics, governments, and political commentators around world. The author of Barack Obama in...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Decolonizing Global Mental Health

    The psychiatrization of the majority world

    By China Mills

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health is a book that maps a strange irony. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Movement for Global Mental Health are calling to ‘scale up’ access to psychological and psychiatric treatments globally, particularly within the global South. Simultaneously, in the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Historical Tales and National Identity

    An introduction to narrative social psychology

    By János László

    Social psychologists argue that people’s past weighs on their present. Consistent with this view, Historical Tales and National Identity outlines a theory and a methodology which provide tools for better understanding the relation between the present psychological condition of a society and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Humanness and Dehumanization

    Edited by Paul G. Bain, Jeroen Vaes, Jacques Philippe Leyens

    What does it mean to be human? Why do people dehumanize others (and sometimes themselves)? These questions have only recently begun to be investigated in earnest within psychology. This volume presents the latest thinking about these and related questions from research leaders in the field of...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Identity and Cultural Diversity

    What social psychology can teach us

    By Maykel Verkuyten

    Identity and Cultural Diversity examines immigration and its effect on diversity from a social psychological perspective. Immigration increases cultural diversity and raises difficult questions of belonging, adaptation, and the unity of societies: questions of identity may be felt by people...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Religion, Personality, and Social Behavior

    Edited by Vassilis Saroglou

    Psychological interest in religion, in terms of both theory and empirical research, has been constant since the beginning of psychology. However, since the beginning of the 21st Century, partially due to important social and political events and developments, interest in religion within personality...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Psychology Press