Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology 1997, Kyoto

Edited by: Toshio Sugiman, Minoru Karasawa, James H. Liu & Colleen Ward

Published by: Kyoyook Kwahak Sa Publishing Company (Seoul, Korea)



Part 1: “Doing” Asian Social Psychology

  • Introduction–From Empirical Fact-finding to collaborative practice. Toshio Sugiman
  • Chapter 1–Interconnectedness and Asian Social Psychology.  James H. Liu & Shu-hsien Liu
  • Chapter 2–Can Culture Be a Variable?: Dispositional Explanation and Cultural Metrics. Wolfgang Wagner & Katsuya Yamori

Part 2: The Asian Self

  • Introduction–The Asian Self. Colleen Ward
  • Chapter 3–Are Internality and Externality Exclusive Causes?: A Chinese Point of View.  Yi-Cheng Lin, Chin-Lan Huang, & Eli Lieber
  • Chapter 4–The Effects of Enhancing and Effacing Attributions for Success and Failure on Chinese Person Perceptions in Self and Group Releferent Conditions. Chan-Hoong Leong & Colleen Ward
  • Chapter 5–Independent Self Bias. Timothy R. S. Leuers & Naoko Sonoda
  • Chapter 6–Development and Validation of the NEO PI-R for a Taiwanese Sample. Mei Ching Chen & Ralph L. Piedmont

Part 3: Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes

  • Introduction–Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes. Minoru Karasawa
  • Chapter 7–Communication and Social Cognition: A Post-Whorfian Approach. Chi-yue Chiu, Robert M. Krauss, & Sau-lai Lee
  • Chapter 8–Is Silence Golden? A Cross-Cultural Study on the Meaning of Silence. Naoko Sano, Susumu Yamaguchi, & David Matsumoto
  • Chapter 9–The Role of Social Support in Stress and Health Outcomes among Indian Managerial Personnel. Ashok P. Singh, Urmila R. Srivastava, & Manas K. Mandal
  • Chapter 10–Abortion Attitudes among Japanese College Students. Gail Sahar Zucker & Kaori Karasawa

Part 4: Intergroup Processes

  • Introduction–Intergroup Processes. Minoru Karasawa
  • Chapter 11–Gender Stereotyping in Japanese Television: A Content Analysis of Commercials from 1961-1993. Akira Sakamoto, Masumi Kitou, Mieko Takhira, & Nireka Adachi
  • Chapter 12–Understanding the Impression Formation Process: A Self-Categorization Theory Perspective. Katherine J. Reynolds & Penelope J. Oakes
  • Chapter 13–Reactions to Being Stereotyped: Effects of Group Identification and Positive versus Negative Social Identity. Minoru Karasawa

Part 5: Social Representations

  • Introduction–Beyond the Mind-in-a-Body Paradigm. Toshio Sugiman
  • Chapter 14–Peculiar Behaviors of Infants at a Residential Nursery: A Consideration based on a Sociological Theory of Body. Akiko Rakugi
  • Chapter 15–The Activity of Disaster Relief Volunteers from the Viewpoint of Social Representations: Social Construction of “Borantia” (volunteer) as a New Social Reality after the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake in Japan. Ichiro Yatsuzuka
  • Chapter 16–Culture andSocial Representations: Bartlett’s Way. Akiko Saito

Part 6: Development Issues in Asia

  • Introduction–Cultural Development in Asian Social Psychology. James H. Liu
  • Chapter 17–Psychological Well-Being in Bangladesh as a Function of Socio-Economic Status, Sex and Place of Residence. Hamida Akhtar Begum & Ayesha Mahmuda
  • Chapter 18–Economic and Social Change in Malaysia and their Impact on Family Interaction of Kadazandusun in Sabah. Rosnah Ismail & Abdul Halim Othman
  • Chapter 19–The Social Psychology of Rural Chinese during the Present Period of Social Transformation: A Comparison of Zhouzhuang Township and Beijing’s “Zhejian Village”. Zhou Xiaohong
  • Chapter 20–Changing Roles of Trust in Chinese Society. Feixue Wang & Toshio Yamagishi