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Cross-cultural research methods in psychology / edited by David Matsumoto, Fons J.R. van de Vijver
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BF76.5 .C76 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Psychology -- Research -- Cross-cultural studies
Ethnopsychology -- Research
Physical Description ix, 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction to the methodological issues associated with cross-cultural research / Fons J.R. van de Vijver and David Matsumoto -- Equivalence and bias: a review of concepts, models, and data analytic procedures / Fons J.R. van de Vijver and Kwok Leung -- Translating and adapting tests for cross-cultural assessments / Ronald K. Hambleton and April L. Zenisky -- Making scientific sense of cultural differences in psychological outcomes: unpackaging the magnum mysterium / Michael H. Bond and Fons J.R. van de Vijver -- Sampling: the selection of cases for culturally comparative psychological research / Klaus Boehnke, Petra Lietz, Margrit Schreier, and Adalbert Wilhelm -- Survey response styles across cultures / Timothy P. Johnson, Sharon Shavitt, and Allyson L. Holbrook -- Methods for investigating structural equivalence / Ronald Fischer and Johnny R. J. Fontaine -- Evaluating test and survey items for bias across languages and cultures / Stephen G. Sireci -- Effect sizes in cross-cultural research / David Matsumoto, John J. Kim, Robert J. Grissom, and Dale L. Dinnel -- Data-analytic approaches for investigating isomorphism between the individual-level and the cultural-level internal structure / Johnny R.J. Fontaine and Ronald Fischer -- Multilevel modeling and cross-cultural research / John B. Nezlek -- Cross-cultural meta-analysis / Dianne A. van Hemert
Summary "Cross-cultural research is now an undeniable part of mainstream psychology and has had a major impact on conceptual models of human behavior. Although it is true that the basic principles of social psychological methodology and data analysis are applicable to cross-cultural research, there are a number of issues that are distinct to it, including managing incongruities of language and quantifying cultural response sets in the use of scales. Cross-Cultural Research Methods in Psychology provides state-of-the-art knowledge about the methodological problems that need to be addressed if a researcher is to conduct valid and reliable cross-cultural research. It also offers practical advice and examples of solutions to those problems and is a must-read for any student of culture"-- Provided by publisher
Series Culture and psychology
Alternate Author Matsumoto, David Ricky
Vijver, Fons J. R. van de

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