Cross-cultural analysis is also
known as Comparative Cultural Studies. A
method central to many social sciences involving the comparative examination of differing
cultures. By observing the range of variation in culture and organization between
societies a deeper understanding of individual development, sociology of family, gender, crime control model and social
inequality can be developed.
Cross-cultural analysis is crucial
for distinguishing universal aspects of human culture and social organization from those which are particular to
The Theory of Human
Development: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Christian Welzel, University of Bremen, Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan
Hans-Dieter Klingemann, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
This article demonstrates that socioe conomic development, cultural change and
democratization constitute a coherent syndrome of social progress- a syndrome whose common
focus has not been properly specified by classical modernization
Sense of Competence: A
Cross-Cultural Analysis for Managerial Application
Uma Sekaran, Francis R. Wagner - Group & Organization Management, Vol. 5, No. 3,
Develops a simple model of human behavior at work with a sense-of-competence concept.
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Participative
Decision-Making in Organizations
Abraham Sagie, Zeynep Aycan
Human Relations, Vol. 56, No. 4, 453-473 (2003)
Subculture and organizational
culture may influence PDM within nations. Individualism-collectivism
and power distance, are linked with face-to-face PDM, collective PDM, pseudo-PDM, and
Relativism and Cross-Cultural Criminology: A Critical Analysis
GREGORY C. LEAVITT
Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 27, No. 1 (1990)
Need for cross-cultural analysis have been extolled since the writings of Emile David Emile Durkheim. A critical examination of
relativism in criminology.
Toward a Transnational and Cross-Cultural
Analysis of Family Violence - Issues and Recommendations
Marie-Marthe Cousineau, University of Montréal
Gilles Rondeau, University of Montréal
Violence Against Women, Vol. 10, No. 8, 935-949 (2004)
Issues and priorities for prevalence surveys and intervention
studies. What is meant by transnational analysis or cross-cultural analysis and research?
Entailment Theory and Method: A Cross-Cultural
Analysis of the Sexual Division of Labor
Cross-Cultural Research, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1-24 (1977)
An inductive application of the method of entailment analysis has led to formulation of a
new theory of the sexual division of labor.
A Cross-Cultural Study of Mexican American, Black
American, and White American Women at a Large Urban University Shirley B.
Zeff, University of Houston - Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 2
Abstract: There are few cross-cultural empirical evidence
studies of specific ethnic groups of women. Investigates sex-role differences among three
groups of women according to the Bem Sex Role Inventory.
A cross-cultural analysis of motivation for eating as a potential
factor in the emergence of global obesity: Japan and the United States
Steven R. Hawks, Hala N. Madanat, Ray M. Merrill, Marylynn B. Goudy and Takeo Miyagawa
Health Promotion International, Vol. 18, No. 2, 153-162, June 2003
Women in the US were more likely to initiate eating for emotional reasons and women in
Japan were more likely to eat for physical or environmental reasons. Women and men in the
US were more likely than the Japanese respondents to eat in response to viewing TV.
Embedding the Truth - A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Objectivity and Television
Coverage of the Iraq War
Sean Aday, Maeve Hebert, Hart Research, The Harvard International Journal of
Press/Politics, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2005)
Cross-cultural analysis of television coverage of the 2003 Iraq War. Tone of individual
stories and the macro-level portrait of the war offered by each network.
The Determinants of Motivation for Urban Aboriginal Students - A
Dennis M. McInerney, University of Western Sydney, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology,
Vol. 21, No. 4 (1990).
Triandis model of social behavior was used to examine a range of variables important in
influencing behavior. Demonstrates the cross-cultural relevance and usefulness of the
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of International Print Advertising: The Case of the
U.S.A., Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan - Bob D. Cutler, Rajshekhar Javalgi, L.
Craig Foltin, Martin J. Hornyak, D. Steven White.
Abstract: Analyzes whether components of print advertisements are similar or dissimilar
among the four.
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Adult-Child
Proxemics in Relation to the Plowman-Protector Complex - A Preliminary Study
- Wade C. Mackey, University of Virginia - Cross-Cultural Research, Vol. 16, No. 3-4
Linkages between subsistence economy, socialization pressure, and personality type. When
the reliance of a community upon plowmen or herders was low the men associated with
children with greater egalitarianism.
The Experiencing and Remembering of Well-Being: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Shigehiro Oishi, University of Minnesota - Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,
Vol. 28, No. 10, 1398-1406 (2002)
Abstract: European Americans reported a higher degree of well-being than Asians in
Values and Life Styles in Urban Asia: A Cross-Cultural Analysis and Sourcebook
Based on the Asia Barometer Survey of 2003, edited by Takashi Inoguchi, Miguel
Basáñez, Akihiko Tanaka and Timur Dadabaev - Kawato Akio, Development Bank of Japan -
Social Science Japan Journal, Published by Oxford University Press.
Cross-cultural analysis of longevity among Swedish and American elders: the role
of social networks in the Gothenburg and Missouri longitudinal studies compared. Archives
of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 28, Issue 2, Pages 131-148 - B. Eriksson
Competitive Sport and Sport Success in the Olympic Games: A Cross-Cultural
Analysis of Value Systems
Paavo Seppänen, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki.
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 24, No. 4, 275-282 (1989)
The types of games and sport as well as the emphasis put on competition vary from time to
time and society to society. For sociologists the variation
is a "why". The emphasis put on competition and success in modern sport is
based on cultural values and social order.
Postmaterialism, Control Beliefs and Prejudice: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.
Nyquist, Linda; And Others
Abstract: Responses to members of different persons of another nationality, race, religion, culture, and social class
in formerly West and East Germany and in the United States. These analyses support the
position that a person's general values, materialism or
postmaterialsim are related to the degree of prejudice shown.
Female Allies and Female Power - a Cross-Cultural
Yanca, C, Bobbi Low. "Female Allies and Female Power - a Cross-Cultural
Analysis." Evolution and Human Behavior, 25(1): 9-23.
Abstract: The circumstances in which women are likely to have resource control and
political authority polygyny is not the case. Multiple regression
analyses demonstrate that cross culturally, ecological and sociocultural factors
interact so that such women have more resource control and power.
A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Websites from High-Context Cultures and Low-Context
Elizabeth Würtz, Department of Design, Communication and Media, IT University
Abstract: Identify the strategies used by High-Context cultures in utilizing the Internet,
a Low-Context medium for communication and marketing purposes.