This book presents the view of psychology as a global enterprise, the development of which is moderated by the dynamic tension between the move toward globalization and concomitant local forces. It describes the broader intellectual and social context within which psychology has developed.
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The Present: Globalization, Psychology, and History 1. Contemporary Psychology: Global Forces 2. Psychology: The American Approach 3. Nature of History and Methods of Study Early Philosophical and Biological Foundations of Scientific Psychology 4. Philosophical Foundations of Psychology 5. Biological Foundations of Psychology 6. Phrenology, Mesmerism, and Hypnosis 7. Associationism Schools of Psychology 8. Voluntarism and Structuralism 9. Functionalism 10. Behaviorism 11. Gestalt Psychology 12. Psychoanalysis 13. Beyond Psychoanalysis: Continuing Developments in Psychotherapy Diversity in Psychology 14. Women in the History of Psychology 15. Racial Diversity in American Psychology 16. Psychology in Russia 17. Psychology in China 18. Indigenous Psychologies: Latin America, South Africa, and India-Asia Epilogue