New Book Release from SDT Faculty Member Valery Chirkov – ‘Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods’October 20, 2015 by Steph Green

Deemed An excellent educational source about how to think, plan, and conduct research on culture and psychology…” by Eric Shiraev of George Mason University, it is clear that the new book release from SDT faculty member Valery Chirkov is one to add to your ‘To Read’ list under the 'Research on Cultures' category. 51yzplH-k9L._SX348_BO1,204,203,200_This book is the first of its kind, brimming with detailed guidelines for studying the behavior of people in different cultures. In order to conduct the most effective studies, the approach to the research is multi-disciplinary, incenting readers to focus on contentions between individuals and their socio-cultural environments. Valery Chirkov, Professor of Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada has embedded his latest book with learning objectives, questions, exercises, recommended readings, examples, tables and figures; reviewing step by step of the research process and delving into the core philosophical and theoretical assumptions that are present when researching cultural issues. Intended for students (advanced undergraduate and graduate) and researchers alike, ‘Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods’ is “indispensable to the beginning or seasoned researcher who studies psychological processes in cultural context” - Charles Helwig, University of Toronto, Canada. Click here for more information Click here to read more publications by SDT Faculty Member Valery Chirkov