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PSYC 6701 Culture and Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6701 Required Course Readings


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Afable-Munsuz, A., & Brindis, C. D. (2006). Acculturation and the sexual and reproductive health of Latino youth in the United States: a literature review. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38(4), 208–219.

Allik, J., Realo, A., Mõttus, R., Borkenau, P., Kuppens, P., & Hřebíčková, M. (2010). How people see others is different from how people see themselves: A replicable pattern across cultures. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 99(5), 870-882. doi:10.1037/a0020963

Amadi-Ihunwo, U. B. (2008) Culture and HIV/AIDS management in South African public schools. International Journal of Learning, 15(3), 253-259.

Aubrey, J. S., & Harrison, K. (2004). The gender-role content of children's favorite television programs and its links to their gender-related perceptions. Media Psychology, 6(2), 111–146.

Auerbach, R. P., Abela, J. Z., Xiongzhao, Z., & Shuqiao, Y. (2010). Understanding the role of coping in the development of depressive symptoms: Symptom specificity, gender differences, and cross-cultural applicability. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 49(4), 547-561. doi:10.1348/014466509X479681

Bedford, O., & Hwang, K. (2003). Guilt and shame in Chinese culture: A cross-cultural framework from the perspective of morality and identity. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 33(2), 127-144. doi:10.1111/1468-5914.00210

Briley, D. A., Morris, M. W., & Simonson, I. (2005). Cultural chameleons: Biculturals, conformity motives, and decision making. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 15(4), 351-362.

Brislin, R., & Kim, E. (2003). Cultural diversity in people's understanding and uses of time. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 52(3), 363–382.

Byrne, B. M., & van de Vijver, F. R. (2010). Testing for measurement and structural equivalence in large-scale cross-cultural studies: Addressing the issue of nonequivalence. International Journal of Testing, 10(2), 107-132. doi:10.1080/15305051003637306

Chen, F. F. (2008). What happens if we compare chopsticks with forks? The impact of making inappropriate comparisons in cross-cultural research. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 95(5), 1005-1018.

Christiansen, L. (2009). “In our culture”—How debates about Zimbabwe's domestic violence law became a “culture struggle”. NORA: Nordic Journal of Women's Studies, 17(3), 175-191. doi:10.1080/08038740903117190

Cinnirella, M., & Green, B. (2007). Does ‘cyber-conformity’ vary cross-culturally? Exploring the effect of culture and communication medium on social conformity. Computers in Human Behavior, 23(4), 2011-2025. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2006.02.009

Cintron, R., Owens, T., & Cintron, M. (2007). Health, culture, HIV/AIDS, and Latino/a college students. NASPA Journal (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Inc.), 44(1), 84-100.

Commons, M., Galaz‐Fontes, J., & Morse, S. (2006). Leadership, cross‐cultural contact, socio‐economic status, and formal operational reasoning about moral dilemmas among Mexican non‐literate adults and high school students. Journal of Moral Education, 35(2), 247-267. doi:10.1080/03057240600681785

Costigan, C. L., Bardina, P., Cauce, A. M., Kim, G. K., & Latendresse, S. J. (2006). Inter- and intra-group variability in perceptions of behavior among Asian Americans and European Americans. Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology,12(4), 710–724.

Crouter, A. C., Manke, B. A., & McHale, S. M. (1995). The family context of gender intensification in early adolescence.Child Development, 66, 317–329.

Cummings, B., Mengistu, M., Negash, W., Bekele, A., & Ghile, T. (2006). Barriers to and facilitators for female participation in an HIV prevention project in rural Ethiopia: Findings from a qualitative evaluation. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 8(3), 251–266.

de Hilari, C., Condori, I., & Dearden, K. A. (2009). When is deliberate killing of young children justified? Indigenous interpretations of infanticide in Bolivia. Social Science & Medicine, 68(2), 352-361. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.10.009

Depke, J. L., & Onitilo, A. A. (2011). Coalition building and the intervention wheel to address breast cancer screening in Hmong women. Clinical Medicine & Research, 9(1), 1-6.

Echávarri, R. A., & Ezcurra, R. (2010). Education and gender bias in the sex ratio at Birth: Evidence from India. Demography, 47(1), 249-268.

Friedman, R., Liu, W., Chen, C. C., & Chi, S. S. (2007).Causal attribution for interfirm contract violation: A comparative study of Chinese and American commercial arbitrators. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92(3), 856–864.

Furnham, A., & Fukumoto, S. (2008). Japanese parents’ estimates of their own and their children's multiple intelligences: Cultural modesty and moderate differentiation. Japanese Psychological Research, 50(2), 63-76. doi:10.1111/j.1468-5884.2008.00362.x

Ghule, M., Balaiah, D., & Joshi, B. (2007). Attitude Towards Premarital Sex among Rural College Youth in Maharashtra, India. Sexuality & Culture, 11(4), 1-17. doi:10.1007/s12119-007-9006-6

Hall, G., Teten, A. L., DeGarmo, D. S., Sue, S., & Stephens, K. A. (2005). Ethnicity, culture, and sexual aggression: Risk and protective factors. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(5), 830-840. doi:10.1037/0022-006X.73.5.830

Hallenbeck, J. L. (2004). Communication across cultures. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(3), 477-480. doi:10.1089/109662104134944

Higgins, N. C., & Bhatt, G. (2001). Culture moderates the self-serving bias: Etic and emic features of casual attributions in India and Canada. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 29(1), 49–61.

Humphries, M. L., & Jagers, R. J. (2009). Culture: A possible predictor of morality for African American adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 19(2), 205-215. doi:10.1111/j.1532-7795.2009.00590.x

Jensen, L. (2008). Through two lenses: A cultural–developmental approach to moral psychology. Developmental Review, 28(3), 289-315. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2007.11.001

Kaplan, S., & Cunningham, C. (2010). Eight quick tips for improving global cross-cultural communications. Diversity Factor, 18(2), 33-38.

Lancaster, G., Maitra, P., & Ray, R. (2008). Household Expenditure Patterns and Gender Bias: Evidence from Selected Indian States. Oxford Development Studies, 36(2), 133-157. doi:10.1080/13600810802037803

Lee, M. R., & Ousey, G. C. (2011). Reconsidering the culture and violence connection: Strategies of action in the Rural South. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(5), 899-929. doi:10.1177/0886260510365867

Leung, A. Y., & Cohen, D. (2011). Within- and between-culture variation: Individual differences and the cultural logics of honor, face, and dignity cultures. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 100(3), 507-526. doi:10.1037/a0022151

Li, J., & Karakowsky, L. (2001). Do we see eye-to-eye? Implications of cultural differences for cross-cultural management research and practice. The Journal of Psychology, 135(5), 501–517.

Luo, L., Gilmour, R., & Kao, S. (2001). Cultural values and happiness: An east-west dialogue. The Journal of Social Psychology, 141(4), 477–493.

Macduff, I. (2006). Your pace or mine? Culture, time, and negotiation. Negotiation Journal, 22(1), 31-45. doi:10.1111/j.1571-9979.2006.00084.x

Mann, J., & Takyi, B. (2009). Autonomy, dependence or culture: Examining the impact of resources and socio-cultural processes on attitudes towards intimate partner violence in Ghana, Africa. Journal of Family Violence, 24(5), 323-335. doi:10.1007/s10896-009-9232-9

Marutani, M., & Miyazaki, M. (2010). Culturally sensitive health counseling to prevent lifestyle-related diseases in Japan. Nursing & Health Sciences, 12(3), 392-398. doi:10.1111/j.1442-2018.2010.00544.x

Matsumoto, D., & Kupperbusch, C. (2001). Idiocentric and allocentric differences in emotional expression, experience, and the coherence between expression and experience. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 4(2)

McCrae, R. R., Terracciano, A., De Fruyt, F., De Bolle, M., Gelfand, M. J., & Costa Jr., P. T. (2010). The validity and structure of culture-level personality scores: Data from ratings of young adolescents. Journal of Personality, 78(3), 815-838. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2010.00634.x

Miyajima, T. (2008). Gender inequality among Japanese high school teachers: women teachers' resistance to gender bias in occupational culture. Journal of Education for Teaching, 34(4), 319-332. doi:10.1080/02607470802401479

Mohammadi, M. R., Mohammad K., Farahani, F. K., Alikhani, S., Zare, M., Tehrani, F.R., . . . Alaeddini, F. (2006). Reproductive knowledge, attitudes and behavior among adolescent males in Tehran, Iran . International Family Planning Perspectives, 32(1), 35–44.

Nasser, R., & Abouchedid, K. (2006). Locus of control and the attribution for poverty: Comparing Lebanese and South African university students. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 34(7), 777–795.

Nastasi, B. K., Varjas, K., Sarkar, S., & Jayasena, A. (1998). Participatory model of mental health programming: Lessons learned from work in a developing country. School Psychology Review, 27(2), 260–276.

Nibler, R., & Harris, K. L. (2003). The effects of culture and cohesiveness on intragroup conflict and effectiveness. The Journal of Social Psychology, 143, 613–631.

Norenzayan, A., & Lee, A. (2010). It was meant to happen: Explaining cultural variations in fate attributions. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 98(5), 702-720.

Para-Mallam, F. J. (2010). Promoting gender equality in the context of Nigerian cultural and religious expression: beyond increasing female access to education. Compare: A Journal of Comparative & International Education, 40(4), 459-477. doi:10.1080/03057925.2010.490370

Pena, E. D. (2007). Lost in translation: Methodological considerations in cross cultural research. Child Development, 78(4), 1255-1264.

Rhee, S., Chang, J., & Rhee, J. (2003). Acculturation, communication patterns, and self-esteem among Asian and Caucasian American adolescents. Adolescence, 38, 749–768.

Rüdell, K., & Diefenbach, M. A. (2008). Current issues and new directions in psychology and health: Culture and health psychology. Why health psychologists should care about culture. Psychology & Health, 23(4), 387-390. doi:10.1080/08870440701864983

Sadker, D. (1999). Gender equity: Still knocking at the classroom door. Educational Leadership, 56(7), 22–26.

Sadker, D., & Zittleman, K. (2005). Gender bias lives, for both sexes. Education Digest, 70(8), 27–30.

Sanchez-Burks, J., Lee, F., Choi, I., Nisbett, R., Zhao, S., & Koo, J. (2003). Conversing across cultures: East-West communication styles in work and nonwork contexts. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 85(2), 363-372. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.85.2.363

Schmitt, D. P., Realo, A., Voracek, M., & Allik, J. (2008). Why can't a man be more like a woman? Sex differences in Big Five personality traits across 55 cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94(1), 168-182. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.94.1.168

Scott, K. D., Gilliam, A., & Braxton, K. (2005). Culturally competent HIV prevention strategies for women of color in the United States. Health Care for Women International, 26(1), 17–45.

Simister, J. (2010). Domestic violence and female genital mutilation in Kenya: Effects of ethnicity and education. Journal of Family Violence, 25(3), 247-257. doi:10.1007/s10896-009-9288-6

Sternberg, R. J., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2004). Why we need to explore development in its cultural context. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 50(3), 369–386.

Thanzami, V. L., & Archer, J. (2005). Beliefs about aggression in British students from individualist and collectivist cultures. Aggressive Behavior, 31(4), 350–358.

Triandis, H. C. (2011). Culture and self-deception: a theoretical perspective. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 39(1), 3-13. doi:10.2224/sbp.2011.39.1.3

Tsethlikai, M. (2011). Brief report: An exploratory analysis of American Indian children's cultural engagement, fluid cognitive skills, and standardized verbal IQ scores. Developmental Psychology, 47(1), 192-202. doi:10.1037/a0020803

Uichol, K., & Young‐Shin, P. (2006). Indigenous psychological analysis of academic achievement in Korea: The influence of self‐efficacy, parents, and culture. International Journal of Psychology, 41(4), 287-292. doi:10.1080/00207590544000068

Weisner, T. S. (2002). Ecocultural understanding of children's developmental pathways. Human Development, 45(4), 275–281.

Witt, S. D. (1997). Parental influence on children's socialization to gender roles. Adolescence, 32(126), 253–259.

Yong, A. G., Lemyre, L., Farrell, S. J., & Young, M. Y. (2016). Acculturation in preventive health for immigrants: A systematic review on influenza vaccination programs in a socio-ecological framework. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne, 57(4), 340-355. doi:10.1037/cap0000075

Zhang, A., Reyna, C., Qian, Z., & Yu, G. (2008). Interpersonal attributions of responsibility in the Chinese workplace: A test of western models in a collectivistic context. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(9), 2361-2377. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2008.00395.x

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