Psychology Moving East: The Status Of Western Psychology In Asia And Oceania, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Psychology Moving East

The Status Of Western Psychology In Asia And Oceania, 1st Edition

By Geoffrey H Blowers, Alison M Turtle, Phom Minh Hac, Hamida A Begum

Routledge

362 pages

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Psychologists from nineteen countries in Asia and Oceania report on the expansion of western psychology in the region at both the academic and the professional levels. With its own network of associations, conferences, and journals, the comminity of psychologists in the East has braved new frontiers for the discipline.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: A Silk Road for Psychology -- South Asia -- Development of Modern Psychology in Pakistan -- Psychology in India: A Historical Perspective -- Historical Development of Psychology in Nepal -- Psychology in Bangladesh -- Mainland Southeast Asia -- Social History of Psychology in Thailand -- Some Observations on the Historical Development of Psychology in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam -- Appendix: Notes on Psychology in the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma -- East Asia -- Psychology in the People's Republic of China -- The History of Psychology in Taiwan -- To Know the Heart: Psychology in Hong Kong -- Psychology in Korea -- Japanese Psychology: Historical Review and Recent Trends -- Appendix: Notes on Psychology in Macau -- Insular Southeast Asia -- The Historical Development and Current Status of Psychology in Malaysia -- Psychology in Singapore: Its Roofs, Context and Growth -- Psychology in Indonesia: Its Past, Present and Future1 -- Decolonizing the Filipino Psyche: Impetus for the Development of Psychology in the Philippines -- Oceania -- Psychology in Papua New Guinea: A Brief Overview -- Psychology in the Australian Context -- Psychology in New Zealand: A History and Commentary -- Psychology in Fiji: The Pioneering Stages

About the Authors

G.H. Blowers

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY045000
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General