Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology

Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology

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Cross-cultural contacts are now commonplace. In schools, neighborhoods, and businesses cultural diversity is now the rule, not the exception. And, as this contact increases, it raises several important–and fundamental–questions. How valid are our self-perceptions in relation to other cultures? How receptive are we to the viewpoints of other cultures? Indeed, are differences necessarily detriments? In Applied Cross-Cultural Psychology, a distinguished international team of experts examines the many facets of the cross-cultural experience, including cross-cultural testing and assessment, the psychological effects of acculturation, the role of foreign students, industrial and organizational psychology, acculturation and emotional and physical health, and cross-cultural orientation programs. Specific methodologies and how they may be applied in different areas, the emphasis on basics rather than complex theoretical issues, and the development of ...

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