Cultural Psych

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Define Cultural Psychology
The study of the ways subject and object, self and other, psyche and culture, person and context, figure and ground, practitioner and practice, live together, require each other, and dynamically, dialectically and jointly make each other up
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Describe the method and analysis of the Braun, Trickle bank and Clark study on pubic hair removal and the 5 different ways people made sense of this
1- Choice: individual personal choice based on own preferences but also saying based upon what they thought was ideal/normal/what others would think 2- Privacy: pubic region associated with privacy/ pubic hair should be hidden
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Braun (3 and 4)
3 - Physical attractiveness: Perceived to be more physical attractiveness for women but not a problem for men 4- Sexual impacts: Interfered with skin to skin contact during sex
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Braun (5)
Cleanliness: associated with cleanliness, pubic hair not unclean but practice of removal was associated with cleanliness
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Define Cross-cultural Psychology
- Engaging with peoples from other cultures
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Pitfalls and considerations of cross-cultural Psychology
Problem of universalism: Some psychological phenomena may not exist in some cultures, lest they get compared against different cultures in their expression of this
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Define Matauranga Maori
Education, knowledge, wisdom, understanding, skill.
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Define Tikanga Maori
An approach to doing things, correct procedure, custom, manner and practice
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Define Whanaungatanga
- Whanau may be comprised of kin, or non-kin, constituted within the community, with a shared agenda or experience, often in relation to marae - Overall governing system in matters of importance Aroha (love) underpins whanaungatanga
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Describe the impact of colonisation on Maori (1)
Maori faced warfare, confiscation and forced sale of land, and were depopulated from an estimate of 150,000 in 1769, to 44,000 in the early 1900s , denigration of Maori mana, led to devastating material, social impacts - Intergenerational trauma
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Impact of colonisation on Maori (2)
- Belief that Maori survival lay in assimilation to western processes - Maori isolated from land to live, cultivate and obtain food - Communities became reliant on income through cheap and unskilled labour
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(1) Describe the implications of colonisation for the Maori practice of Whanaungatanga
- Impacted by government policies that cohered around an individual subject Urbanisation and shifts to nuclear families
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Implications (2)
- Discrimination Different positions and standpoints: primary engagement with Maori values, new dominant culture, counter-cultural to both and sophisticated strategies for crafting pride in Maori identities
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Define Equity and why it is an important consideration in Maori Psych
- Acknowledging the foundation of the relationship between Maori and Pakeha, Maori are recognised as equitable partners in the governance of New Zealand - Consideration of social justice, equity, and security - Maori equal health status with Pakeha
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Describe two ways Maori Psych inequity can be addressed
- Targeted admission schemes are about redressing current inequity in Maori and Pacific educational oppurtunity, socioeconomic, and social determinants of health Producing practitioners and clinicians who are versed in their craft and their culture
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(1) Describe how dominant Pakeha understandings about Maori can undermine good psych practice with Maori
The NCNZ specifies that each nurse providing a culturally safe service will have undertaken a process of reflection on his or her own cultural identity and will recognise the impact his or her personal culture has on his or her professional practice
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(2) Dominant Pakeha understandings
media representations undermine culturally safe practices in health practitioners work with indigenous peoples
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What are cultural assumptions about Maori that underpin popular practices/media/videos?
- Media representations present indigenous peoples and minority ethnic groups as "raced" in cultural marginalising and disparaging ways Health practitioners, including psychology professionals, are as exposed and susceptible to these representations
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1- Choice: individual personal choice based on own preferences but also saying based upon what they thought was ideal/normal/what others would think 2- Privacy: pubic region associated with privacy/ pubic hair should be hidden

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