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Cross-Cultural Perspectives In Introductory Psychology

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ISBN-10: 0534546536

ISBN-13: 9780534546533

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: William F. Price, Richley H. Crapo

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Written by William F. Price and Richley H. Crapo, this book, contains 27 articles on cultural groups around the globe, and is an ideal companion volume to any introductory psychology text. Each cross-cultural reading or vignette enriches the traditional material of the course. These articles were specifically chosen to increase student understanding of the similarities and differences among the peoples of the world as they relate to psychological principles, concepts, and issues. Available at a discounted package price with the text, contact your Thomson/Wadsworth representative for more information.
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Book details

List price: $179.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968

William Price, received Ph.D. from Oregon State University and is Professor of Psychology and Chair of Liberal Arts and Science Division at North Country Community College.

Psychological Research and Theory
Culture, Values, and Social Thought
The Use of Projective Tests in Non-Western Cultures
How Universal Are Psychological Theories? Freud and Erikson Examined in Global Perspective
Sensation
How Much Is Too Much Kayaking? A Case of Kayak-Angst
Perception
Depth Perception and Visual Illusions: Why Do Cultural Differences Exist?
States Of Conciousness
Dreams from Culture to Culture
Alcohol, Drugs, and Religion
Conditioning and Learning
The Ifaluk Ghosts of Micronesia
Memory and Information Processing
How Children Think: An Issue of Content and Measurement
Who's Afraid of a Test?
Cognition and Language
A World of Colors: Culture Influencing Linguistic Needs
Motivation
Was Hunger the Motivation for Aztec Cannibalism?
Aggression: The Nonviolent Semai
Individualism vs. Collectivism: Differences Between Chinese and American Value Orientations
Emotion
A Frown Is a Frown Is a Frown: Facial Expressions Around the World
Witch-Fear Among the Aivilik Eskimo
Development Through the Lifespan
The Elderly in Native American Culture
Female Initiation Rites
Intelligence and Individual Differences
Race, Culture, and IQ
Personality
Leadership Characteristics: The Case of Moral Reasoning in a Rural African Community
Age Differences in Personality Traits Among the Highland Maya
Health Psychology
Witchcraft!
Coping Styles Among German and Israeli Adolescents
The AIDS Pandemic: Addressing Perceptions and Behaviors
Abnormal Psychology
"Call Me Crazy!" Psychiatric Labeling Among the Eskimo and the Yoruba
Depression and Culture
Koro--A Culture-Bound Depersonalization Syndrome
Social Psychology
Gimme a Break! Patterns of Cooperation Among Mexican-Americans, African-Americans, and Anglo-Americans
Polyandry--Multiple Spouses in Tibet and Pahari, India
Gender Stereotyping in Global Perspective
Sexuality
The Berdache: Gender-Mixing Among Northern Native Americans
Cross-Cultural Differences in Sexual Jealousy
Name Index
Subject Index