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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935


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L.S. Vygotsky's Theory and Cross-cultural Differences in Ingroup Identification (Joint Russian-American Research) 1161


Stavropolsky Yu.V.
PhD in Sociology, Saratov, Russia

This research represents an attempt to contribute to cross-cultural psychology development on the part of the Russian science of psychology, since an outstanding Russian psychologist and thinker L.S. Vygotsky was among the founders of cross-cultural psychology. The presented research consists in a factor analysis of ingroup ethnocultural identity of Russian and American respondents. Respondents have been offered a questionnaire of Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure by J. P. Phinney. The principal idea by L. S. Vygotsky on the intrapsychic being born out of the interpsychic has been supported with its empirical evidence. Cross-cultural differences in the structure of ingroup identification priorities of the Russian and American respondents have been revealed.

Keywords: identity, ethnicity, commitment

Column: Empirical Research

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