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.

On the Unity of the Field of Culture and Psychology

On the unity of the field of culture and psychology
John W.BerryQueen's University

This celebration of Harry Triandis's contributions to the field offers an opportunity to take stock of how the study of human behavior in cultural context has evolved over the past 30 years. Note that I have not given a name to “the field” but prefer to focus on the substance of what we are interested in (“behavior in cultural context”). Although not dismissing the name issue (see Dasen, 1993; Diaz-Guerrero, 1993; Krewer & Jahoda, 1993; Lonner, 1992; Poortinga & Van de Vijver, 1994; Segall, 1993), I believe that it may be more fruitful to explore the space between (and overlapping) psychology and anthropology with ...

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