Social Psychology and Cultural Context is the first survey of social psychology to integrate cross-cultural issues. The book not only utilizes several variants of the construct of subjective culture but also reflects the current state of affairs in the social domain of cross-cultural psychology. Written by world-renowned specialists, the chapters in this volume offer valuable insights to students and researchers in both cross-cultural and social psychology.

Subjective Culture in Health Interventions

Subjective culture in health interventions
GerardoMarínUniversity of San Francisco

A substantial number of recent publications in the area of mental and physical health promotion in the United States have argued for the need to develop prevention efforts that appropriately reflect the cultural characteristics of the targeted ethnic or cultural group (e.g., Cross, Bazron, Dennis, & Isaacs, 1989; Davis & Voegtle, 1994; Marín, 1993; Marín et al., 1995; Marín, Amaro, Eisenberg, & Opava-Stitzer, 1993; Orlandi, 1992; Roberts, 1990). This emphasis on identifying and applying the basic characteristics of a culture in health-promotion activities is probably due in part to the importance assigned to social marketing principles in public health and community change programs (e.g., Andreasen, 1995). The increased awareness of the needs and ...

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