ERIC Number: ED131179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Topics in Culture Learning, Volume 4, 1976.
Brislin, Richard W., Ed.
Volume 4 of an annual series, this issue focuses chiefly on a variety of perspectives relating to cross-cultural research. The major article is comprised of 15 topics encompassing cognitive and affective aspects of culture contact, language and communication, and culture exchange. The topics address Japanese perceptions of foreigners, learning of nationality stereotypes in childhood, ethnic stereotypes in a multiethnic nation, learning prejudices in school, values and culture contact, development of referential communication in Japanese children, verbal learning and thinking skills of Australian aboriginal children, nonverbal aspects of communication, bilingualism and cognition, a research note on women administrators in a developing society, recent developments in Australian aboriginal education, a study of education and culture in the Phillipines, acculturation in the Pacific, assimilation through marriage in Thailand, and the social significance of race and sex in acculturation. Other articles deal with emerging issues in cultural relations, cultural mechanisms in community language learning, delivery of psychological services in non-Western settings, creative writing across two cultures, the culture assimilator, and cultural exchange in the social sciences. (RJ)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Asian Studies, Cognitive Processes, Communication Problems, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Exchange, Culture Contact, Delivery Systems, Human Services, Intergroup Relations, Language Acquisition, Learning Processes, Psychological Studies, Research Problems, Social Change, Social Sciences
East-West Center, East-West Culture Learning Institute, 1777 East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 (Price not quoted)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. East-West Center.