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Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper


The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the United States, as well as in a global context within the context of three aims: (1) To understand and describe the nature and extent to which a particular problem occurs; (2) To understand the etiology or potential factors associated with the occurrence of a particular problem; (3) To evaluate programs or interventions designed to ameliorate or eliminate a problem. For each of these three aims, ap ... More

Keywords: cross-cultural, emi-etic, language, racial/ethnic minority, american Indians, urban, rural, hispanic, central and South American, african Americans, international, research methods, mixed-methods studies, community-based participatory research, community empowerment, photovoice, university–community partnership, drug use, gambling, socioeconomic status, intersectionality, multiple identities, life course perspective, interdependence of observations, complex sampling

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195382501
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jorge Delva, author
School of Social Work, University of Michigan

Paula Allen-Meares, author
University of Illinois, Chicago

Sandra L. Momper, author
School of Social Work, University of Michigan