While acknowledging their major debt to Europeans like Freud, Piaget, Erickson, Lewin, and Jung,American psychologists generally concentrated on developments in American psychology. And thistendency prevails in spite of the fact that innovationsin sport psychology and clinicalneuropsychology, for examplehave continued to come from abroad. International Psychology is amuch-needed exposition of the state of psychology in forty-five countries, including the Soviet Unionand the United States. Emphasizing the period from 1960 to the present, and surveying the training,research, and practice of psychologists on six continents, this volume introduces a widely dispersednetwork of occupational kinfolk, many of whom have scant knowledge of one another.
The editors provide a panoramic view in the opening chapter, as well as an epilogue and name andsubject indexes. The contributors, nearly all distinguished psychologists in their countries, representArgentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Czechoslovakia,the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, the German Democratic Republic, Germany,Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, theNetherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Spain,Switzerland, Turkey, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay, Venezuela,Yugoslavia, and Zimbabwe.
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