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Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Mälardalens högskola.
Mälardalens högskola.
2011 (English)In: Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, ISSN 1933-5377, Vol. 5, no 1, 1-13 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Although a number of theoretical frameworks have been developed in previous empathyresearch, the extent to which these frameworks consider cultural and ethnic aspects islimited. This literature study reviews the most influential frameworks of general andethnocultural empathy. The core components of ethnocultural empathy are identified aswell as factors facilitating empathy for persons from other cultures. Most notably, therealization that people in other cultures have similar worries and goals should facilitateethnocultural empathy, in both informal and professional contexts. This analysis canprovide useful insights and tools for practitioners working with patients and clients fromcultures other than their own.

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2011. Vol. 5, no 1, 1-13 p.
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Empathy, Culture, Ethnicity, Ethnocultural Empathy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-66055DOI: 10.1037/h0099278OAI: diva2:401282
Available from: 2011-03-07 Created: 2011-03-02 Last updated: 2014-10-23Bibliographically approved

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