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A peer-reviewed book based on presentations at the XXII Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2014, Reims, France.

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Table of Contents

UNIT I: Theories and Methodologies

Section A: Diversity in Theories

Walter J. Lonner
On the Road to Half a Century of Cross-Cultural Psychology: Foundations, Current Status, and Forecasts

Cigdem Kagitcibasi
From Diversity to Systematic Patterns and Integrative Syntheses: A Journey in Cross-Cultural Psychology

Robert Serpell
Growing Awareness of Cultural Aspects of Psychology as a Resource for Managing Progressive Social Change

Patricia M. Greenfield
Culture in Psychology: Then and Now

John W. Berry
Culture + Behaviour + Comparison = Cross-Cultural Psychology

Ype H. Poortinga
Why do Cultural Differences So Often Trump Cross- Cultural Invariance?

Geert Hofstede, Mark F. Peterson
The Nationality of Theories

Weijun Ma, Rui Feng, Rui Hu, Juzhe Xi, Edward Fox , Xia Ding
Toward the Theoretical Constructs of East Asian Cultural Psychology

Section B: Methodological Issues

Rafaela de Quadros Rigoni
Benefits and Challenges of Qualitative Methodologies in Cross-cultural Psychology Studies

Urmi Nanda Biswas, Karin Allard, Annika Härenstam, Anders Poussette
Cognitive Interview as an Effective Method in Cross-Cultural Research: A Study of Organizational Leaders in Sweden and India

Daina Crafa, Saskia K. Nagel
Representing Human Cultural and Biological Diversity in Neuropsychiatry: Why and How

UNIT II: Culture Contact: Unity and Diversity

Section A : Migrants and Migration

Medea Despotashvili
Determinants of Social Prejudice and Factors Influencing Perception of Immigrant Groups in Georgia

Juliana Nunes-Reichel, Marie Santiago-Delefosse
The Experience of Skilled Migrant Women in Switzerland: Challenges for Social and Professional Integration

Isabelle Albert, Stephanie Barros Coimbra, Dieter Ferring
Intergenerational Family Relations in Luxembourg: Adult Children and their Ageing Parents in Migrant and Non-Migrant Families

Regina Arant, Thomas Kühn, Klaus Boehnke
Who I am Depends on Where I Am: The Impact of a Sojourn on Home and Host Country Identity

Section B: Majority / Minority Relationships

Part 1: Multiculturalist and Culturalist Policies

Kim H. Chuong, Saba Safdar
(De)Constructing Multiculturalism: A Discourse Analysis of Immigration and Refugee System in Canadian Media

Elke Murdock, Dieter Ferring
Attitude toward Multiculturalism: Majority in the Minority Perspective

Kenneth Rajan Leslie
Haidawood: A Social Media Approach to Indigenous Language Revitalization

Part 2: Discrimination and Racism

Zeynep Balkaş, Zeynep Yanık, Elif Çelebi
Who is Responsible for the Conflict? The Role of Identification and Perception of Discrimination

Christin-Melanie Vauclair, Sibila Marques, Maria Luísa Lima, Dominic Abrams, Hannah Swift, Christopher Bratt
How Does Income Inequality Get Under the Skin? The Mediating Role of Perceived Age Discrimination in the Inequality-Health Nexus for Older and Younger People

Jyoti Verma
Reasons for the Deteriorating Relationship between the Local People of Mumbai and the Bihari Migrants

Kaine Grigg, Lenore Manderson
The Racism, Acceptance, and Cultural-Ethnocentrism Scale (RACES): Measuring Racism in Australia

Section C: Coping With Diversity in Culture Contact Part 1: Acculturation Orientations and Effects

Pascal Tisserant, Anne-Lorraine Wagner, Jaegon Jung, Richard Y. Bourhis
Acculturation Orientations towards ‘Valued’ and ‘Devalued’ Immigrants in South Korea

Lexa Watroba, Jayne Eckley, Arlette Ngoubene-Atioky
A Critical Analysis of Acculturation, Sociocultural Pressures, Body Image, and Disordered Eating among Asian Immigrants in Australia, Canada, and the United States

Camelia Ibrahim-Nassar
When Arab Girls Break the Rules: A Qualitative Study

Part 2: Acculturation Strategies

Stephanie Barros Coimbra, Isabelle Albert, Dieter Ferring, Assaad Azzi
Acculturation Strategies of Young Immigrants Living in Belgium: The View of Young Belgian Nationals

Maisonneuve Christelle, Taillandier-Schmitt Anne
The Effects of Cognitive and Emotional Empathy on the Perception and Prejudice towards Migrants: An Exploratory Study

Part 3: Interculturation

Anna Bayard-Richez, Patrick Denoux, Julien Teyssier
Intercultural Competencies to Overcome Trauma

Carmen Carmona, Karen I. Van der Zee, Jan Pieter Van Ouden-hoven, Nerea Hernaiz-Agreda
Intercultural Competences and Self-Identity as Key Factors to Adaptation

Julien Teyssier, Patrick Denoux, Anna Bayard-Richez
Culture Contact and the Development of Intercultural Sensitivity

Section D: Psychopathology Facing Culture Contact

Atefeh Fathi, Walter Renner, Barbara Juen
Effectiveness of Group Interventions for Depressed Iranian Migrants in Austria

Eva Heim, Andreas Maercker
The Interplay Between Traditional and Modern Values and Interpersonal Variables in Mental Disorders and Mental Health

Josefine Antoniades, Bianca Brijnat
Depression and Help Seeking in the Sri Lankan-Australian and Anglo-Australian Community: A Qualitative Exploration-Preliminary Findings

Unit III: Diversity and Social Relations

Section A: Leadership, Work and Group Relations
Part 1: Cultural Differences at Work

Rishabh Rai, Anand Prakash
Role of Empowering Leadership in Absorptive Capacity through Outcome Interdependence: A Cultural Perspective

Feng-Hsia Kao, Min-Ping Huang, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
Why Employee Turnover? The influence of Chinese Management and Organizational Justice

B. Mahembe, A.S. Engelbrecht, Z. Dannhauser
The Relationship between Servant Leadership, Affective Commitment: Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Team Effectiveness

Mark F. Peterson, Taís S. Barreto, Peter B. Smith
Revised Sources of Guidance Measures: Six Events and Demographic Controls

Santa Misra
Occupational Stress of Working Women in a Specific Culture

Part 2: Diversity and Group Relations

Bai Lin, Bee Chin Ng
Cultural Perspectives on Ingroups versus Outgroups and Shame Experiences

Marta Penczek-Zapala
How Do Acts of Penance Influence Intergroup Forgiveness?

Büşra Tanrıverdi, Ayşe Radife Divleli, Elif Çelebi
Predictors of Support for Democratic Reform: Role of Intergroup Friendship, Perception of Discrimination and Identification

Maja K. Schachner , Fons J. R. Van de Vijver, Alaina Brenick, Peter Noack
Who is Friends with Whom? Patterns of Inter- and Intraethnic Friendships of Mainstream and Immigrant Early Adolescents in Germany

Section B: Variability of Values, Attitudes and Representations
Part 1: Values Impact and Variability

Miriam J. Schwarzenthal, Taciano L. Milfont
Suicide and Culture: Exploring Country-Level Relations between Suicide Rates and Dimensions of Cultural Variability

Mandy Boehnke, Klaus Boehnke
Do Individual-level Value Preferences Impact Country-level Social Cohesion? An Exploratory Multi-level Analysis Based on ESS Data

Ihsana Sabriani Borualogo, Fons J. R. van de Vijver
Values and Migration Motives in Three Ethnic Groups in Indonesia

Part 2: Differences in Attitudes and Representations

Dharshika Sabanathan, Jac Brown, Siraje Sekamanya, Michael Hough, Jeanna Sutton
Social Identity Complexity Theory: Attitudes Towards Diversity and Its Relationship with Nationalism, Religiosity, and Aggression

Amirreza Talaei, Catherine T. Kwantes
Money Attitudes Among Iranians: A Test of Yamauchi and Templer’s Money Attitudes Scale

Magali Clobert, Vassilis Saroglou, Kwang-Kuo Hwang, Wen-Li Soong
Outgroup Attitudes as a Function of East Asian Religiousness: Marked by High or Low Prejudice?

Roberto Fasanelli, Anna Liguori, Ida Galli
A Similarity Graph-based Approach to Study Social Representations of the Economic Crisis: A Comparison between Italian and Greek Social Groups

Unit IV: Development, Education and Family Among Cultures

Section A: Couples, Parenting and Emotions
Part 1: Couple Experiences

Trine Pless-Rasmussen
Bicultural Couples in China: Factors Related to their Adjustment

Elena Zarubko, Victor Karandashev, Madgerie Jameson-Charles, Stephanie Hutcheson, Jane Carter
Sensory Experience in Interpersonal Physical Attraction: Cross-Cultural Comparison

Part 2: Parenting Dealing with Culture(s)

Adeya Richmond , Laura D. Pittman
Parenting Practices, Racial Socialization, and Adolescent Functioning in African American Families

Carmen Rodríguez-Naranjo, Antonio Caño
Family Climate and Adolescent Aggression: An Analysis of their Relationships

M. Millau, M. Rivard, C. Mercier, C. Mello
Parenting Stress in Immigrant Families of Children With an Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparison With Families From the Host Culture

Marwan Dwairy
Multi-Factorial Measure of Parenting and Children’s Psychological Disorders: A Cross-Cultural Study

Part 3: Cultural and Emotional Aspects of Parenthood

Manal Khoury Karayanni, Jenny Kurman
Culture, Emotional Expression and Parental Socialization Strategies among Two-year-old Israeli Toddlers

Maria Kazmierczak, Agnieszka Nowak, Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska, Robin Goodwin
Polish Baby Boom in United Kingdom – Emotional Determinants of Medical Care Perception by Pregnant Poles in UK

Section B: Child Development and Motherhood

Mirjam Weis, Gisela Trommsdorff, Tobias Heikamp, Jesus Redondo, Lorena Muñoz
Developmental Aspects of Self-Regulation in Germany and Chile: Links among Maternal Warmth, Children’s Self-Regulation, and Social Competence

Megumi Kuwabara, Linda B. Smith
East vs. West – Developmentally Early Differences in Attention

Kathleen Crowley
Understanding Uzbek Child Rearing as a Mediating Factor in the Government’s Reliance on Child Forced Labor During the Annual Cotton Harvest: A Pilot Project

Julie Robinson
Can the Children of Immigrant Mothers Have Levels of Health and Achievement as High as Those of Children of Mothers in the Host Population? Longitudinal Data from Australia

Mary Gauvain, Robert L. Munroe
Cultural Change, Human Activity, and Cognitive Development

Section C: Education and Cross Cultural Differences

Laitonjam Valentina, Ritu Singh
An Analytical Study of Imphal Adolescents Guidance Needs Across Education Streams

Hildegard Wenzler-Cremer
Dealing with Diversity: A Qualitative Evaluation of the Program Mentor Migration SALAM

Annalene van Staden
Exploring the Quality and Inequality in the Literacy Development Opportunities of South African Preschoolers

Claude-Helene Mayer, Antoni Barnard, Sabie Surtee
The “Recursive Cosmosis” Model: South African Women in Higher Education Finding Strength and Resilience

Randall E. Osborne, Paul Kriese
Tolerance for Ambiguity as a Potential Barrier to Intercultural Interactions

Ching-Yu Huang
Cross-cultural Differences in the Use of Disciplinary Methods among Chinese, Immigrant Chinese and English Mothers

Unit V: Self and Culture

Section A: Self Relations Across Cultures

Radka Antalíková, Manuel L. de la Mata, Andrés Santamaría, Mercedes Cubero, Samuel Arias, Tia G. B. Hansen
Locating the Self in Autobiographical Memories: A New Approach to Analysis

Takumi Watanabe, Ryosuke Sakurai, Kaori Karasawa
The Effects of Free Will Beliefs in Japan: Disbelief in Free Will Impairs Overriding Impulsive Decisions

Ece Akca Nebi Sumer
The Quiet Ego and Its Predictors in Turkish Culture

Diane Sunar, Özlem Çağın Tosun, Tuğçe Tokuş
Self-Blaming and Other-Blaming Moral Emotions Are Complementary: Two Studies in Turkish Culture

Shinhwa Suh, Min Han, Joane Adeclas
A Comparative Study of Jajonshim and Self-Esteem

Section B: Coping and Emotional Suppression

Kâmile Bahar Aydın, Eric Sandarg
Validity and Reliability of the Aydin-Flow Coping with Stress Scale (AFCSS) on Multiple Samples in the United States

Tatiana Kryukova, Tatiana Gushchina, Olga Ekimchik
Сulture, Stress and Coping: Socio-Cultural Context Influence on Coping Types among Russians

Snežana Stupar-Rutenfrans, Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Johnny R. J. Fontaine
Self- and Other-Oriented Motivations Associated with Emotional Suppression of Internalized and Externalized Negative Emotions: A Multiethnic Self-Report Study in the Netherlands

Snežana Stupar-Rutenfrans, Johnny R. J. Fontaine, Fons J. R. van de Vijver
Interethnic Similarity of Anger Suppression-Aggression Association in Conflicts in Intimate and Non-Intimate Relationships Across Ethnic Groups in the Netherlands

Section C: Well Being

Mohd. Dahlan Hj. A. Malek, Ida Shafinaz Mohd
A Cross-Cultural Study of Psychological Well-being Among British and Malaysian Fire Fighters

Daniela Hekiert, Saba Safdar, Paweł Boski, Kuba Krys, J. Rees Lewis
Culture Display Rules of Smiling and Personal Well-being: Mutually Reinforcing or Compensatory Phenomena? Polish - Canadian Comparisons

Annisa Reginasari, Uly Gusniarti
Subjective Well-being from the Perspective of Self-Compassion in Adolescents



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