By Saba Safdar, Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka

ISBN-10: 3319140043

ISBN-13: 9783319140049

ISBN-10: 3319140051

ISBN-13: 9783319140056

This precise assortment brings a rarely-seen indigenous and worldwide point of view to the learn of gender and psychology. inside those chapters, researchers who dwell and paintings within the international locations and cultures they research study gender-based norms, values, expression, and kinfolk throughout different Western and non-Western societies. widely used in addition to less-covered destinations and issues are analyzed, together with China, New Zealand, Israel, Turkey, vital the US, the adventure of refugees, and gendered wellbeing and fitness inequities throughout Africa akin to within the therapy of folks with HIV. integrated, too, are examples of culturally applicable interventions to deal with disparities, and information at the quantity to which those steps towards equality are working.

Structurally, the amount is split into 3 sections. the 1st elements of the ebook take readers on a trip to diversified areas of the realm to demonstrate the latest tendencies in examine bearing on gender concerns, after which define current implications and destiny customers for the mental research of either gender & tradition. The 3rd part of the ebook has an utilized standpoint and specializes in the cultural norms and values reinforcing gender equality in addition to cultural and social limitations to them.

A sampling of the subjects covered:

  • Sexual orientation throughout tradition and time.
  • A broader conceptualization of sexism in Poland.
  • An research of gender roles in the kinfolk in Switzerland
  • Modern-day dowries in South Asian foreign prepared marriages.
  • The present country of gender equality within the usa of America.
  • Socio-cultural determinants of gender disparity in Ghana.

Psychology of Gender throughout the Lens of Culture is a milestone towards middle human rights and objectives all over the world, and a serious source for psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, gender stories researchers, public coverage makers and all these drawn to selling gender equality in the course of the global.

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In a recent study with Vietnamese refugee families, refugee children who 26 M. Y. Young and K. J. Chan were highly acculturated to the American culture were significantly more likely to perceive their parents as burdensome and demanding in maintaining their traditional culture values, and practices (Vu & Rook, 2013). With respect to gender differences, refugee girls who were highly acculturated towards the American culture were found to be ten times more likely to report arguments with their parents and to feel criticized by their parents.

2013). Acculturation and intergenerational relationships in Vietnamese American families: The role of gender. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 4, 227–234. Watkins, P. , & Richters, J. (2012). ‘I’m telling you… the language barrier is the most, the biggest challenge’: Barriers to education among Karen refuge women in Australia. Australian Journal of Education, 56, 126–141. Williams, N. (2011). A critical review of the literature: Engendering the discourse of masculinities matter for parenting African refugee men.

For instance, some were able to rationalize their experiences of discrimination as being a trade-off for the new economic and educational opportunities they had gained for themselves and their children (Fozdar & Torezani, 2008). Family Relationships and Conflicts As refugee men and women resettle, their cultural identity and behaviors often shift as their contact with the host society increases (Berry, 2008). The process of acculturation is stressful given the initial cultural shock, and the subsequent difficulties in negotiating the conflicts that arise when identity, values, and behaviors from the heritage culture are in conflict with those from the dominant culture.

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