The book that established itself as a standard text and reference work for students seeking to master research methods and procedures in psychology has been updated and revised in this new edition! The Second Edition of The Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants once again offers a comprehensive guide for understanding and conquering the entire research process. Editors Frederick T. L. Leong and James T. Austin have assembled a distinguished group of expert researchers who share skill sets accumulated as a result of years of practical exposure to the design, development, implementation, and documentation of research in psychology.

Cross-Cultural Research Methodology

Cross-cultural research methodology
KwokLeungFons J. R.Van de Vijver

The world is becoming a truly global village. Globalization of businesses has often resulted in people of different nationalities working under the same roof. Migration patterns have rapidly changed the ethnic composition of once relatively homogenous societies. For instance, Hispanics in the United States are forecast to be the largest minority group in the near future, and a large increase in the Muslim populations of western European countries is also predicted. Furthermore, challenges of humankind such as global warming, terrorism, and arms control require the cooperation of many nations.

The globalization trend has led to a vast increase in intercultural contact. As a consequence, there is a pressing need to understand similarities and differences across cultures and ...

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