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Editors: Graham R. Hayes and Michael H. Bryant
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research from across the globe in the study of the psychology and influence of culture. Topics discussed in this compilation include the influence of culture in psychological functioning; culture change and adaptation through a comparative study of two cultures on the island of Guam; assessing and fostering the ability of Alzheimer's patients to take part in cultural activities; the psychological processes of biculturalism; examining children's cultural perspectives on the human-nonhuman animal relationship; Black American's cultural perspective on mental health treatment; black students and campus culture; developing gender- and race-based categories in infants; symbolic representations and the construction of cultural reality; the role which culture plays in affecting the development of autobiographical memory; and the possible link between the cultural support of violence and suicide risk. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xii

Culture and Psychology: Precursors to the Modern Era
(Brad Piekkola, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC, Canada)pp. 1-24

African Americans, European Americans, and Pathological Stereotypes:
An African-Centered Perspective
(Monnica Williams, Ayo Maria Casey Gooden, Darlene Davis, University of Louisville, Center for Mental Health Disparities, Department of Psychology & Brain Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, and others) pp. 25-46

Causes and Trends in Culture Change Today: CHamoru and Filipino Societies on the Island of Guam
(Amy Owen, University of Guam, Geography Department, Mangilao, Guam)pp. 47-68

Culture and Alzheimer: Programme Alzheimer, Culture et Thérapie (PACT)- Modes for Assessing and Fostering the Ability to Take Part in Cultural Activities
(Edith Lecourt, André Fertier, University Sorbonne Paris Cité/Paris Descartes, Institut de Psychologie, Boulogne-Billancourt, France, and others)pp. 69-86

Psychology of Biculturalism
(Cara S. Maffini, Y. Joel Wong, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA) pp. 87-104

One Animal among Many?: Children’s Understanding of the Relation between Humans and Nonhuman Animals
(Erin M. Leddon, Sandra R. Waxman, Douglas L. Medin, Megan Bang, Karen Washinawatok, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, and others) pp. 105-126

Bridging the Gap: A Comparison of Black American and White Families in Mental Health-Related Viewpoints and Service Use
(Krystalynne S. Mikle, Sanna J. Thompson, University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work, Austin, Texas, USA, and others)pp. 127-142

Silence: Precluding Engagement of Black Students in the Campus Culture of a Predominantly White University
(Brian Bourke, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA) pp. 143-158

Developing Gender- and Race-Based Categories in Infants: Evidence from 7- and 11-Month-Olds
(Sandra R. Waxman, Ariel D. Grace, Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, Illinois, USA) pp. 159-176

Symbolic Representations and the Construction of Cultural Reality
(Robert Pennington, Fo Guang University, Jiaosi, Yilan County, Taiwan, R.O.C.) pp. 177-188

How Does Culture Influence Memory for Personal Experiences?
(Stacey N. Doan, Jessie Bee Kim Koh, Qi Wang, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA) pp. 189-200

The Culture of Violence and Suicidality
(Steven Stack, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA) pp. 201-212

The Relationship between the Culture-Bound Syndrome Koro
and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
(Darlene M. Davis, Ashleigh M. Steever, Jasmine Terwilliger, Monnica Williams, Center for Mental Health Disparities, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA) pp. 213-222

Index pp. 223-235

   Series:
      Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
      Focus on Civilizations and Cultures
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- November
   Pages: 247, 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-274-8
   Status: AV
  
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