International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation®

ISSN: 2157-3883
eISSN: 2157-3891
Published: quarterly, beginning in January 2012
This journal is a publication of APA Division 52 (International Psychology)

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International Points of View
The inaugural editor of International Perspectives in Psychology wants to feature voices from beyond North America and Europe
From Monitor on Psychology, February 2011

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International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation ® is committed to publishing research that examines human behavior and experiences around the globe from a psychological perspective. It publishes intervention strategies that use psychological science to improve the lives of people around the world.

The journal promotes the use of psychological science that is contextually informed, culturally inclusive, and dedicated to serving the public interest. The world's problems are imbedded in economic, environmental, political, and social contexts. International Perspectives in Psychology incorporates empirical findings from education, medicine, political science, public health, psychology, sociology, gender and ethnic studies, and related disciplines.

The journal addresses international and global issues, including

  • inter-group relations
  • disaster response
  • societal and national development
  • environmental conservation
  • emigration and immigration
  • education
  • social and workplace environments
  • policy and decision making
  • leadership
  • health care
  • poverty and economic justice
  • the experiences and needs of disadvantaged groups
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Editorial Board

Editor

Judith L. Gibbons
Saint Louis University

Associate Editor

Michael Stevens, PhD, DHC
Illinois State University, United States

Consulting Editors

Glenn Adams, PhD
University of Kansas, United States

Alfred Adegoke, PhD
University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Ramadan Ahmed, PhD
Kuwait University, Kuwait

Rubén Ardila, PhD
National University of Colombia, Colombia

Adriana Baban, PhD
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Peter Baguma, PhD
Makerere University, Uganda

Guilherme Borges, PhD
Instituto Mexicano de Psiquiatría, Mexico City, Mexico

Stuart Carr, PhD
Massey University, New Zealand

Xinyin Chen, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, United States

Regis Chireshe, DEd
University of South Africa, South Africa

Wan Har Chong, PhD
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Patricio Cumsille, PhD
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Gillian Finchilescu, PhD
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Márta Fülöp , PhD, CSc
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Mauricio Gaborit, PhD
Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas", El Salvador

Andrea Gecková, PhD
Masaryk University, Slovak Republic

Çigdem Kagitçibasi, PhD
Koc University, Turkey

Heidi Keller, PhD
Universität Osnabrück, Germany

Brigitte Khoury, PhD
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Silvia Koller, PhD
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Riyadh Lafta Al-Juboori, MD
Mustansiriya University, Iraq

Anthony Marsella, PhD
University of Hawaii, United States

Elias Mpofu, PhD
The University of Sydney-Cumberland Campus, Australia

Kostas Mylonas, PhD
The University of Athens, Greece

Senel Poyrazli, PhD
Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, United States

Anu Realo, PhD
University of Tartu, Estonia

María Cristina Richaud de Minzi, PhD
Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Psicología Matemática y Experimental, Argentina

Linda M. Richter, PhD
Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Helen Ross, PhD
The University of Queensland, Australia

David Sam, PhD
University of Bergen, Norway

T.S. Saraswathi, PhD
M.S. University of Baroda, India

Robert Serpell, PhD
University of Zambia, Zambia

Aurora Szentágotai, PhD
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

Junko Tanaka-Matsumi, PhD
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Catherine Tang, PhD
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Karen van Oudenhoven-van der Zee, PhD
University of Groningen, Netherlands

Li Wang, PhD
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Colleen Ward, PhD
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Wielislawa Warzywoda-Kruszynska, PhD
University of Lodz, Poland

Danny Wedding, PhD
CSPP, Alliant International University, United States

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    Gill, M. J., & Sypher, B. D. (2009). Workplace incivility and organizational trust. In P. Lutgen-Sandvik & B. D. Sypher (Eds.), Destructive organizational communication: Processes, consequences, and constructive ways of organizing (pp. 53–73). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

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