Transnational psychology: a case study of South East Asia

Geerlings, Lennie, Lundberg, Anita, and Thompson, Claire (2013) Transnational psychology: a case study of South East Asia. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century. pp. 73-79. From: ICMAC 2013: International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, 11-13 July 2013, Singapore.

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Abstract

In the last two decades transnational education has intensified. This paper provides a case study of transnational education in South East Asia by mapping historical and current transnational psychology education in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia. Given psychology’s roots in Europe and the United States of America, and its close interrelation with norms of ‘western’ societies, the data accrued from research for this paper raises important questions regarding how South East Asian countries are dealing with foreign influence through education.

Item ID: 30964
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-981-4560-61-0
Keywords: transnational education, anthropology, clinical psychology, culture
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Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2014 04:41
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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