ERIC Number: EJ574090
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Cross-Cultural Comparison as Doorkeeper in Research on the Social and Emotional Adjustment of Children and Adolescents.
Schneider, Barry H.
Developmental Psychology, v34 n4 p793-97 Jul 1998
Asserts that cross-cultural comparison serves a crucial function as a final test of paradigms emerging from intracultural studies of child and adolescent adjustment and maladjustment. Argues that cross-cultural research's doorkeeper function is best performed when a wide range of cultures is sampled, for which core beliefs are measured directly and multiple sources of information are tapped. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on: "Social and Emotional Development: A Cross-Cultural Perspective."