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Cross-Cultural Explorations

Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

By Susan Goldstein


400 pages

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This comprehensive workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles of culture and psychology. This fully updated new edition features over 100 case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects, addressing topics such as culture, race/ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and social class. Theoretical and guiding content is included in each chapter to embed the activities within key concepts and principles. In addition, the workbook is supported by a substantial Instructor's Manual that includes discussion questions, video recommendations, variations by course level, and suggestions for expanded writing assignments.

Designed to contribute to the inclusion of cultural perspectives in the psychology curriculum, Cross-Cultural Explorations provides students with hands-on experiences that facilitate the understanding and application of major concepts and principles in the study of culture and psychology. This is the perfect companion to students of cross-cultural, cultural, and multicultural psychology, as welll as indigenous psychology and psychological anthropology.

Table of Contents


To the Student

To the Instructor


Chapter 1. The Concept of Culture

Chapter 2. Culture and Psychological Research

Chapter 3. Culture and Basic Processes

Chapter 4. Culture and Developmental Processes

Chapter 5. Personality, Emotion, and the Self in Cultural Context

Chapter 6. Health, Stress, and Coping across Cultures

Chapter 7. Culture and Social Behavior

Chapter 8. Intergroup Relations

Chapter 9. Intercultural Interaction


Appendix: Resources on Culture and Psychology

About the Author

Susan B. Goldstein received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Hawaii while a grantee of the East West Center. She is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Redlands where she teaches cross-cultural psychology as well as study abroad pre-departure and re-entry courses. Her research and publications have focused on study abroad, intercultural attitudes, social justice allies, stigma, and strategies for diversifying the psychology curriculum.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Ethnopsychology
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography