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A Historical Analysis of Empirical Studies Published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 2004. No. 35. P. 251-262.
Breugelmans S., Van Hemert D., Brouwers S., Van de Vijver F.

Based on a random sample of 200 empirical articles, the present studymade a historical analysis of the contents of Journal of Cross-CulturalPsychology (JCCP) in the period between 1970 and 2004. In comparison to older studies, recent studies tended to be more social-psychological, and more often employed self-reports, based the choice of cultures on theoretical grounds, and adopted a hypothesis-testing approach. A persistent strong focus on cross-cultural differences and a simultaneous underrating ofcross-cultural similarities was found. The majority of studies in which onlycross-cultural differences were expected, reported differences and similarities. Methodological and conceptual improvements characterized the past 35 years of publications in JCCP