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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many factes of Human personality and individual differences. Volume 1: Personality Theories and Models deals with the major theoretical models underlying personality instruments.
Chapter 6: Personality: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Personality: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Culture and Personality Studies: The Historical Context
The primary concern of culture and personality studies is to uncover the intimate connections between human nature and the knowledge traditions in different human groups. Culture and personality research reached its peak of interest in the social sciences when Kluckhohn and Murray published Personality in Nature, Society, and Culture in 1948. This edited volume sought to offer comprehensive frameworks for understanding the complex interactions of biology, society, culture, and personality. However, the field stumbled and crumbled just a decade after the publication of this volume when culture and personality research was associated with the controversial national character studies. National character researchers sought to understand the cultural patterns of nations (e.g. Japan, Russia) largely through ...