International or global psychology is an emerging branch of psychology that focuses on the worldwide enterprise of psychology in terms of communication and networking, cross-cultural comparison, scholarship, practice, and pedagogy. Often, the terms international psychology, global psychology, and cross-cultural psychology are used interchangeably, but their purposes are subtly and importantly different: Global means worldwide, international means across and between nations, cross-cultural means across cultures. In contrast, the term “multicultural” is more often used to refer to ethnic and other cultural differences existing within a given nation rather than to global or international comparisons. This entry focuses predominantly on international psychology.
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... The Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Psychology (IICCP) was founded in 1998 ... for the advancement of Cross-cultural psychology and International Psychology ... It is supported by an international advisory board of psychologists from six countries members of the institute have engaged in a series of research projects, edited books on a broad variety of topics in international ...
... "National development of psychology Factors facilitating and impeding progress in developing countries" ... International Journal of Psychology 30 (6) ... Psychology in the Arab Countries ...
... The Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Psychology (IICCP) at St ... a well known center for the advancement of cross-cultural psychology and international psychology ... Supported by an International Advisory Board of psychologists from six countries, members of the institute have engaged in a series of research projects ...
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