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Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Thanh V. Tran

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book provides an overview of issues and techniques relevant to the development of cross-cultural measures and provides a step-by-step approach to the assessment of cross-cultural equivalence of ... More


Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A research instrument is defined as a systematic and standardized tool for data collection. It includes all types of research questionnaires and standardized scales. There are three ways in ... More


Research on Implicit Motives Across Cultures

Jan Hofer

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter illustrates the methodological and substantial progress that has been made in cross-cultural studies on implicit motives. After introducing a multiculture and multivariate approach in ... More


Preliminary Steps in Cross-Cultural Instrument Development Preliminary Steps in Cross-Cultural Instrument Development

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

To prepare for a smooth operation of a cross-cultural research project, the research team should note the recruitment and training of the support staff and prospective participants. Both support ... More


Introduction

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter, we define cross-cultural research, describe the framework that overall guides our work and that, in particular, guided our work, and provide an overview of the various research ... More


Methodological Aspects of Cross-Cultural Research

Fons J. R. van de Vijver

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 5

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190218966
eISBN:
9780190274474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218966.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The dual ancestry of cross-cultural research methods is described, rooted in both experimental, quantitative psychology and qualitative ethnography and anthropology. These disciplines have worked ... More


Culture and Personality

Jüri Allik and Anu Realo

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the authors discuss the relationship between culture and personality. A standard theoretical position that these two concepts are inseparably entangled is challenged. Understanding ... More


Vocal Expression of Affect

Patrik N. Juslin and Klaus R. Scherer

in The New Handbook of Methods in Nonverbal Behavior Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529620
eISBN:
9780191689673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

With the advent of new technology, the most important impetus for the proliferation of studies on vocal affect expression has been the recent interest in the large-scale application of speech ... More


Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen, and Keith Chan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190496470
eISBN:
9780190496500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496470.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Given the demographic changes and the reality of cultural diversity in the United States and other parts of the world today, social work researchers are increasingly aware of the need to conduct ... More


Reflexivity, methodology and ethics: the research process

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides a reflexive account of the research process and discusses the research methodology. It reflects on the stance of the authors and their approach to the research topic. The ... More


Redefining Literacy: A Theory of Bureaucratic Schooling

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the progress that educational research on literacy has made in recent decades: the rejection of the literacy-illiteracy dichotomy, the adoption of direct literacy assessment in ... More


What Is Dialectical Thinking? Conceptualization and Measurement

Julie Spencer-Rodgers, Elise Anderson, Christine Ma-Kellams, Carol Wang, and Kaiping Peng

in The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In the past several decades, research comparing dialectical and non-dialectical (“linear”) cultures has flourished, as have empirical studies on holistic versus analytic thinking. This literature has ... More


Lessons Learned and Ways Forward

Misa Kayama, Wendy L. Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

in Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190844868
eISBN:
9780190844899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844868.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 9 summarizes findings from a decade-long program of cross-cultural research on disability, stigmatization, and children’s developing cultural selves in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the ... More


Research Program

Misa Kayama, Wendy L. Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

in Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190844868
eISBN:
9780190844899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844868.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 presents the authors’ methods and discusses some challenges encountered. Data were collected from 103 educators of children (ages 6 to 12 years in first through sixth grades) at 43 public ... More


The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

David Matsumoto and Hyisung C. Hwang (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Culture is well recognized as an important basis for understanding psychological processes and behavior. Culturally informed research in psychology continues to supplement and challenge traditional ... More


Introduction

Kristina Diprose, Gill Valentine, Robert M. Vanderbeck, Chen Liu, and Katie Mcquaid

in Climate Change, Consumption and Intergenerational Justice: Lived Experiences in China, Uganda and the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204735
eISBN:
9781529204773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204735.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Taking ‘Youth Strike 4 Climate’ as a starting point, this chapter outlines how climate change is commonly framed as an issue of intergenerational injustice, and how this intersects with arguments for ... More


Overview: Disability and Stigmatization

Misa Kayama, Wendy L. Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

in Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190844868
eISBN:
9780190844899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844868.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 introduces a cross-cultural study of the common and culturally nuanced perspectives of experienced educators from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S. on how they support the ... More


Maintaining a sense of individual autonomy under conditions of constraint: a study of east german managers

Ulrike Nagel

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter deals with the biographical situation and coping strategies of highly educated cadres under the authoritarian regime of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). It is based on the ... More


Climate Change, Consumption and Intergenerational Justice: Lived Experiences in China, Uganda and the UK

Kristina Diprose, Gill Valentine, Robert Vanderbeck, Chen Liu, and Katie McQuaid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204735
eISBN:
9781529204773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204735.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This book examines lived experiences and perceptions of climate change, changing consumption practices, and intra- and intergenerational justice with urban residents in China, Uganda, and the United ... More


Interpreting Creative Experience across Diverse Musical Communities

Juniper Hill

in Becoming Creative: Insights from Musicians in a Diverse World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199365173
eISBN:
9780190874438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199365173.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter introduces creativity as a fundamental human desire and activity that is culturally embedded and socially regulated. Examples are drawn from classical, jazz, and traditional musicians in ... More


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