Theoretical and methodological problems in cross-cultural psychology


Abstract
Although cross-cultural psychology has advanced our understanding of cultural aspects of psychology, it is marred by theoretical and methodological flaws. These flaws include misunderstanding cultural issues and the manner in which they bear on psychology; obscuring the relation between biology, culture, and psychology; inadequately defining and measuring cultural factors and psychological phenomena; erroneously analysing data and drawing faulty conclusions about the cultural character of psychology. This article identifies fundamental theoretical and methodological errors that have appeared in prominent cross-cultural psychological research. Suggestions for overcoming them are then outlined
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/1468-5914.00206
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 43,914
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition.M. Tomasello - 1999 - Harvard University Press.
Explanation and Human Action.A. R. Louch - 1966 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (3):81-84.

View all 7 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
235 ( #28,164 of 2,266,396 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #351,880 of 2,266,396 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature