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Oxford Handbook of the History of Psychology : Global Perspectives.

Author: David B Baker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2011.
Series: Oxford library of psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The science and practice of psychology has evolved around the world on different trajectories and timelines, yet with a convergence on the recognition of the need for a human science that can confront the challenges facing the world today. Few would argue that the standard narrative of the history of psychology has emphasized European and American traditions over others, but in today's global culture, there is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baker, David B.
Oxford Handbook of the History of Psychology : Global Perspectives.
: Oxford University Press, USA, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David B Baker
ISBN: 9780199710652 0199710651
OCLC Number: 1058271504
Description: 1 online resource (662 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; 1. The Internationalization of Psychology: A History; 2. Australia; 3. Brazil; 4. Brunei Darussalam; 5. The Caribbean; 6. China; 7. Colombia; 8. Czech Republic; 9. Egypt; 10. England; 11. Finland; 12. France; 13. Germany; 14. Ireland; 15. Italy; 16. Japan; 17. Lebanon; 18. New Zealand; 19. Philippines; 20. Russian Federation; 21. Saudi Arabia; 22. Scotland; 23. South Africa; 24. Spain; 25. Thailand; 26. Turkey: A Case of Modernization at Historical, Political, and Socio-cultural Cross-roads; 27. United States; 28. Venezuela. 29. Concluding Th oughts on Internationalizing the History of PsychologyIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.
Series Title: Oxford library of psychology.

Abstract:

The science and practice of psychology has evolved around the world on different trajectories and timelines, yet with a convergence on the recognition of the need for a human science that can confront the challenges facing the world today. Few would argue that the standard narrative of the history of psychology has emphasized European and American traditions over others, but in today's global culture, there is a greater need in psychology for international understanding. This volume describes the historical development of psychology in countries throughout the world. Contributors provide narrat.

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