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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/9780195382501.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

We conclude the book by summarizing the numerous experiences presented in the book of culturally appropriate implementation of various methods that social work researchers and those in allied ... More


 Nusach and Identity: The Contemporary Meaning of Traditional Jewish Prayer Modes

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Music in American Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Drawing upon fieldwork in five different Jewish communities or synagogues in the Boston area, this chapter examines nusach as an adaptive strategy. It uses an emic, or insider's, perspective to ... More


Etic and Emic Categories in Male Sexual Health: A Case Study from Orissa

Martine Collumbien, Nabesh Bohidar, Ram Das, Braj Das, and Pertti Pelto

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Presents a case study from intervention research on male sexual health in eastern India. Focused ethnographic research shows that men's concerns about sexual health comprise a complex array of ... More


Etic Concepts and Emic Terms

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter briefly surveys the definitions of 'sacred', as offered by leading scholars of religion. Whereas these accentuate the dichotomy between sacred and profane, the Arabic emic terms describe ... More


The Demise of a Ritual

F. S. Naiden

in Smoke Signals for the Gods: Ancient Greek Sacrifice from the Archaic through Roman Periods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916405
eISBN:
9780199980277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916405.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This concluding chapter argues that recent scholarship has substituted an etic for an emic view of sacrifice, not only where such a substitution is unavoidable but where it is avoidable, and where it ... More


From Chinese to Cross-Cultural Personality Inventory A Combined Emic-Etic Approach to the Study of Personality in Culture

Shu Fai Cheung, Fanny M. Cheung, and Weiqiao Fan

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199930449
eISBN:
9780199332984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930449.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter summarizes the stages of cross-cultural personality assessment adopted by psychologists outside Western cultures, which saw challenges to the imposed etic approach being raised by ... More


The Prominence of Culture in Economic Decisions

Michael J. Camasso and Radha Jagannathan

in Caught in the Cultural Preference Net: Three Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190672782
eISBN:
9780190672812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672782.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, the authors discuss the way culture has been scrutinized and debated in the social science literature especially in the fields of international business and economics. Following a ... More


In-group identity and the challenges of ethnographic research

Yunis Alam

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises the issue of biography, identity and the negotiation of insider/outsider relationships between the researcher and research subjects. The challenges faced by an ‘engaged’ ... More


Understanding the Role of EMIC Waves in Radiation Belt and Ring Current Dynamics: Recent Advances

Maria E. Usanova and Ian R. Mann

in Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198705246
eISBN:
9780191774416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Electromagnetic ion cyclotron (EMIC) waves are believed to be important for influencing the dynamics of energetic particles in the inner magnetosphere, especially in relation to ring current and ... More


Charismatic Controversies in the Jesus People, Calvary Chapel, and Vineyard Movements

Jane Skjoldli

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199315314
eISBN:
9780190258245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315314.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter aims to show that charismatic movements can be controversial enough on their own—even without being classified as new religions movements (NRMs)—by tracing the development of charismatic ... More


Business System Evolution and the Indigenization of Multi-National Enterprise Practice Transfers in Thailand and Myanmar: An ‘Emic’ Perspective

Tim G. Andrews, Khin Thi Htun, and Khongphu Nimanandh

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter explores the evolution of distinctive Asian national business systems through an examination of the influence of indigenous or (‘emic’) culture constructs on organizational usage norms. ... More


Global Mental Health Issues: Culture and Psychopathology

Judith K. Bass, Emily E. Haroz, and Norman Sartorius

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews cultural and contextual influences on the presentation and prevalence of mental health problems in low- and middle-income countries. “Culture” is defined as shared norms, ... More


Research Methods

Jia He and Fons J. R. van de Vijver

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/9780190679743.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The authors present an overview of methodological issues in comparative studies, which have their intellectual roots in experimental psychology. This is followed by an introduction of the key ... More


Research Design

Anthony Kwame Harrison

in Ethnography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199371785
eISBN:
9780190882129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371785.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 demystifies practices of ethnographic research by discussing the balance between structure and serendipity surrounding its design. The author pursues this in two ways: first, by discussing ... More


Ideology and Culture

Nathalie Van Meurs, Sharon Coen, and Peter Bull

in The Psychology of Journalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190935856
eISBN:
9780197578612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935856.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, cross-cultural psychology is discussed in relation to the influence of ideology and culture on journalism. As a case study, a cross-cultural analysis of media systems is reported. ... More


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