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PY2018: Intercultural Psychology Guide: Subject Basics

This guide is designed to assist you with finding information for your assessment for PY2018.

Recommended reading

Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Intercultural Psychology

Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Intercultural Psychology brings together leading researchers from 11 countries to showcase the innovative, evolving, and diverse approaches that epitomise the development of the psychology of culture across the Asia-Pacific region.

Readings about the social animal

Exploring the most important ideas in social psychology, this collection of classic and contemporary readings includes accounts of specific experimental findings as well as more general articles summarizing studies on such topics as attraction and aggression.

The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology

This book explores the broad international scope of acculturation, including contexts for acculturation, central theories, groups and individuals undergoing acculturation and how current knowledge can be applied to make both the process and its outcome more manageable and profitable.

Counselling in transcultural settings: Priorities for a restless world

This book provides a practical introduction to counseling and psychotherapy in a world on the move, where ethnic, linguistic, religious, economic, political and environmental differences collide and create a rich and complex setting for contemporary therapeutic practice.

Health care and Indigenous Australians: Cultural safety in practice

This book uses a cultural safety approach for undergraduate health students or professionals wanting to improve their practice in relation to Indigenous Australian clients. 

Foundations of Chinese psychology: Confucian social relations

This book bridges the gap between western and eastern traditions and elaborates on theories based on local phenomena, findings, and experiences by research methods that are contextually appropriate using a guiding principle of cultural psychology.

From white Australia to Woomera

Investigates the history of Australian immigration in the 20th century; the establishment of the "institutions" of multiculturalism and ethnicity, the controversial issue of refugees and asylum seekers, the impact of economic rationalism on migration choices, environmental debates and immigration, and the impact of "One Nation.

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