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David Lackland Sam

Professor, Professor of Cross-cultural Psychology
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David Lackland SAM is a professor of cross-cultural psychology at the University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.  Sam obtained a B. Sc. (Honors) degree in psychology from the University of Ghana, before migrating to Norway as a student, where he completed his PhD.  Sam divides his position at the University of Bergen between the Department of Psychosocial Science (Faculty of Psychology) and the Centre for International Health, Global health and Primary Health Care (Faculty of Medicine). He teaches courses in cross-cultural psychology, medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry. His research interests include psychology of acculturation, and the role of culture in health. Sam has published extensively on young immigrants’ psychological adaptation in general, and from a cross-cultural comparative perspective.  Sam was co-editor of two books on acculturation (in 2006), and a co-author of the 3rd edition of Cross-cultural psychology: Research and applications, published by Cambridge University Press, 2011.  His 2016 book:  the 2nd edition of the Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology, received the 2017 outstanding book award from the International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR). He co-edited with John W. Berry the 4-volume anthology on Cross-cultural psychology, published in 2018 by Routledge.  Sam was Deputy Secretary General of the International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology (IACCP) and is a fellow of the International Academy of Intercultural Relations (IAIR).

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Psychological adaptation of ethnocultural youths
  • Cross-cultural studies on immigrants, refugees and international students
  • Intercultural relations
  • Values and social beliefs
  • Culture and health
  • Migration and health
  • Factors influencing hazardous emigration from Africa
  • Civic and political
  • Cyberbullying from cross-cultural perspective
  • Determinants of inclusive integration

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Latest books:  

David L. Sam & John W. Berry (Eds), (2017) Routledge Major Reference Works: Cross-Cultural Psychology—Critical Concepts in Psychology in Four Volumes. Vol 1: Theory and Method; Vol 2:  Basic Processes I – Development, Social and Personality; Vol 3: Basic Processes II – Cognition, Perception, Emotions, Language and Acculturation and Vol 4: Applied issues.  Routledge: Oxford, UK.  www.routledge.com/9781138848375

Sam, D. L. & Berry, J. W. (2016). The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology, 2nd edition. 

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Selected latest publications

Sam,  D.  L.,  (2012).  Psychology  of  acculturation:  New  advances  and  future     directions.International Journal of Psychology. 47: 221-221.

Sam, D. L., & Horenczyk, G. (2012). Immigrant youth adaptation in context.  In C. Gracia  Coll). The impact of immigration on children’s development. Contributions to Human Development, 24, 64 – 76

Leung, K Y; Lam, B. C.P.; Bond, M. H., Conway, L. G., Gornick, LJ., Amponsah, B. Boehnke, K., Dragolov, G., Burgess, S. M; Golestaneh, M.B, Holger, Hofer, Jan; Espinosa, A del C.  D; Fardis, M., Ismail, R. Kurman, J; Lebedeva, N., Tatarko, A N.; Sam, David Lackland; Teixeira, M. L. M., Yamaguchi, S., Fukuzawa, Ai, Zhang. J. Zhou, F. (2012) Developing and evaluating the social axioms survey in eleven countries: its relationship with the five-factor model of personality. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 43.(5) 833-857

Kunst, J. R., Tajamal, H., Sam, D. L., & Ulleberg, P. (2012). Coping with Islamophobia: The effects of religious stigma on Muslim minorities' identity formation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(4), 518-532. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.12.014

Kunst, J. R., Sam, D. L., & Ulleberg, P. (2013). Perceived Islamophobia: Scale development and validation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37(2), 225-237. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2012.11.001

Kunst, J. R., & Sam, D. L. (2013). Relationship between perceived acculturation expectations and Muslim minority youth’s acculturation and adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2013.04.007

Kunst, J. R., & Sam, D. L. (2013) Expanding the margins of identity: A critique of marginalization in a globalized world. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation,

Sam, D. L., Jasinskaja-Lathi, Horenczyk, G., & Vedder, P. (2013). Migration and integrations: Some psychological perspectives on mutual acculturation. Zeitschrifts für Psychologie/Journal of Psychology. Zeitschrifts für Psychologie/Journal of Psychology, 221. 203-204

Horenczyk, G., Jasinskaja-Lahti., Sam, D. L. & Vedder, P. (2013). Mutuality in acculturation: Analysis and integration of models. Zeitschrifts für Psychologie/Journal of  Psychology, 221, 205 - 213

Berry, J. W & Sam, D.L. (2013). Accommodating cultural diversity and achieving equity: An Introduction to psychological dimensions of multiculturalism. European Psychologist 18. 151-157

Kunst, J. R. & Sam, D. L., (2013) Expanding the margins of identity: A critique of marginalization in a globalized world. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation 2, 225 -241

Kunst, J. R., & Sam, D. L., (2014) “It’s on Time That They Assimilate” – Differential acculturation expectations towards first and second generation immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 39, 188-195

Spjeldnæs, I. O., Moland, K-M., Harris, J & Sam, D. L. (2013). Responsible mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of adolescents.  Psychology & Society

Kunst, J R.; Thomsen, L., & Sam, D. L. (2014). Late Abrahamic reunion? Religious fundamentalism negatively predicts dual Abrahamic group categorization among Muslims and Christians. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 337 -348

Bye, H. H., Horverak, J. G., Sandal, G. M., Sam, D. L., & van de Vijver, F. J.R. (2014). Cultural fit and ethnic background in the job interview. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 14, 7 - 26

Iversen, V. C., Sam, D. L., & Helvik, A-S (2014) Psychological distress and perceived health in inmates in Norwegian prisons. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 42, 171 – 176

Sandal, G. M., van de Vijver, F. J.R., Bye, H. H., Sam, D. L., Amponsah, B., Cakar, N., Franke, G. H., Ismail, R., Kjellsen, K., Kosic, A., Leontieva, A. M., Shahrnaz, Sun., & Tien-Lun, C. (2014). Intended Self-Presentation Tactics in Job Interviews: A 10-Country    Study.Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 45: 939-958. doi: 10.1177/0022022114532353

Spjeldnæs,  I.  O.,  Moland,  K-M.,  Harris,  J  &  Sam,  D. L.  (2014).  Responsible  mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of adolescents. 6 (2), 57 – 77

Kunst, J. R., Thomsen, L., Sam, D. L., & Berry, J. W., (2015). “We Are in This Together”: Common Group Identity Predicts Majority Members’ Active Acculturation Efforts to Integrate Immigrants. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. doi: 10.1177/0146167215599349

Sam, D. L., Tetteh, D. K., Amponsah, B (2015). Satisfaction with life and psychological symptoms among International students in Ghana and  their  correlates.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 49, 156-167;

Sam, D. L. (2015). Acculturation. In. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol X.  Oxford:  Elsevier, pp. 68 – 74. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.24034-8

Sam, D. L., (2016) Heart and mind. In Hua, Z., & Komisarof, A. (eds). Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities, pp. 67 - 77) London: Routledge

Jamaludin, N. L., Sam, D. L., Sandal, G. M., & Adam, A. A. (2016). The influence of perceived discrimination, orientation to mainstream culture and life satisfaction on destination-loyalty intentions: the case of international students. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-16.  DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2015.1119102

Jamaludin, N. L., Sam, D. L., Sandal, G. M., & Adam, A. A. (2016). . Personal values, subjective well-being and destination-loyalty intention of international students. SpringerPlus20165:720 DOI: 10.1186/s40064-016-2439-3

Aby-Rayya, H., & Sam, D. L. (i2017). Is Integration the Best Way to Acculturate? A Re- examination of the Bicultural-Adaptation Relationship in the “ICSEY-Data Set”Using the Bilineal Method.  Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 46, 287 - 293.

Sam, D. L. (2017).  Multiculturalism.  In F. M. Moghaddam (Ed).  The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political behavior (pp 504 – 507). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications Inc

Sam, D. L., Bruce, D., Agyemand, C. B., Amponsah, B., & Arkofrul, H. (in press).  Cyberbullying victimization in among high school and university students in Ghana.  Deviant Behavior

Sam, D. L. (2017). Understanding positive immigrant youth adaptation in the context of multiculturalismSam. Journal of Adolescence, .doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.08.007.  Buchanan, E., Abu-Rayya, H. M., Kashima, E., Paxton, S. J., & Sam, D. L. (in press).  Perceived discrimination, language proficiencies, and adaptation: Comparisons between refugee and non-refugee immigrant youth in Australia.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations.

 

Bøker
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2018. Cross-Cultural Psychology. Critical Concepts in Psychology. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-84837-5.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 557 sider. ISBN: 9781107103993.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Niessen, Eva Lisa; Lidal, Jeanette. 2015. IAIR 2015 Book of Abstracts "Realizing the Potential of Cultural Diversity in Society and at the Workplace". 185 sider. ISBN: 978-82-91713-59-5.
  • Berry, John W; Poortinga, Ype H.; Breugelmans, Seger M.; Chasiotis, Athanasios; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Cross-Cultural Psychology. Research and Applications. 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press. 626 sider. ISBN: 9780511854163.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2009. Adaptation of young immigrants. The double jeopardy of acculturation. Gaudeamus. 14 sider. ISBN: 978-952-495-117-3.
  • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity, and adapation across national contexts. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 308 sider. ISBN: 0-8058-5156-9.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1995. Flyktningers psykiske helse. En sosial og forebyggende tilnærming.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1995. Unge innvandreres tilpasning i Norge. En psykososial undersøkelse. Tilpasningsstrategier og psykisk tilstand.
Tidsskriftartikler
  • English, Alexander S.; Kunst, Jonas R.; Sam, David Lackland. 2019. Climatic effects on the sociocultural and psychological adaptation of migrants within China: A longitudinal test of two competing perspectives. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 22: 244-255. doi: 10.1111/ajsp.12363
  • Sam, David Lackland; Wanjohi, Racheal N; Akotia, Charity S. 2019. Civic engagement and participation among Ghanaian and Kenyan students and their correlates. Journal of Civil Society. 15: 42-61. doi: 10.1080/17448689.2018.1560557
  • Buchanan, Zachary E; Abu-Rayya, Hisham M; Kashima, Emiko S.; Paxton, Susan J; Sam, David Lackland. 2018. Perceived discrimination, language proficiencies, and adaptation: Comparisons between refugee and non-refugee immigrant youth in Australia. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 63: 105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2017.10.006
  • Filus, Ania; Schwarz, Beate; Mylonas, Kostas; Sam, David Lackland; Boski, Pawel. 2018. Parenting and Late Adolescents' Well-Being in Greece, Norway, Poland and Switzerland: Associations with Individuation from Parents. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1283-1
  • Jamaludin, Nor Lelawati Binti; Sam, David Lackland; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim. 2018. Destination Motivation, Cultural Orientation,and Adaptation: International Students’ Destination-Loyalty Intention. Journal of International Students. 8: 38-65. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1101030
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2018. Understanding positive immigrant youth adaptation in the context of multiculturalism. Journal of Adolescence. 62: 222-225. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2017.08.007
  • Sam, David Lackland; Bruce, Delphine; Agyemang, Collins B; Amponsah, Benjamin; Arkorful, Helen. 2018. Cyberbullying Victimization among High School and University Students in Ghana. Deviant behavior. doi: 10.1080/01639625.2018.1493369
  • Abu-Rayya, Hisham M; Sam, David Lackland. 2017. Is integration the best way to acculturate? A reexamination of the bicultural-adaptation relationship in the ?ICSEY dataset? using the bilineal method. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 48: 287-293. doi: 10.1177/0022022116685846
  • Jamaludin, Nor Lelawati Binti; Sam, David Lackland; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Adam, A.A. 2016. The influence of perceived discrimination, orientation to mainstream culture and life satisfaction on destination loyalty intentions: The case of international students. Current Issues in Tourism. 21: 934-949. doi: 10.1080/13683500.2015.1119102
  • Jamaludin, Nor Lelawati Binti; Sam, David Lackland; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Adam, Ainul Azreen. 2016. Personal values, subjective well-being and destination-loyalty intention of international students. SpringerPlus. 5:720: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-2439-3
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Sadeghi, Talieh; Tahir, Hajra; Sam, David Lackland; Thomsen, Lotte. 2016. The vicious circle of religious prejudice: Islamophobia makes the acculturation attitudes of majority and minority members clash. European Journal of Social Psychology. 46: 249-259. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2174
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Thomsen, Lotte; Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2015. “We Are in This Together”: Common Group Identity Predicts Majority Members’ Active Acculturation Efforts to Integrate Immigrants. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 41: 1438-1453. doi: 10.1177/0146167215599349
  • Sam, David Lackland; Tetteh, Docia Kordai; Amponsah, Benjamin. 2015. Satisfaction with life and psychological symptoms among international students in Ghana and their correlates. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 49: 156-167. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2015.09.001
  • Bye, Hege Høivik; Horverak, Jøri Gytre; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Sam, David Lackland; van de Vijver, Fons J.R. 2014. Cultural fit and ethnic background in the job interview. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management. 14: 7-26. doi: 10.1177/1470595813491237
  • Iversen, Valentina C.; Sam, David Lackland; Helvik, Anne-Sofie. 2014. Psychological distress and perceived health in inmates in Norwegian prisons. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 42: 171-176. doi: 10.1177/1403494813505728
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Sam, David Lackland. 2014. “It’s on time that they assimilate” – differential acculturation expectations towards first and second generation immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 39: 188-195. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2013.10.007
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Thomsen, Lotte; Sam, David Lackland. 2014. Late Abrahamic reunion? Religious fundamentalism negatively predicts dual Abrahamic group categorization among Muslims and Christians. European Journal of Social Psychology. 44: 337-348. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2014
  • Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Bye, Hege Høivik; Sam, David Lackland; Amponsah, Benjamin; Cakar, Nigar; Franke, Gabriele H.; Ismail, Rosnah; Kjellsen, Kristine; Kosic, Ankica; Leontieva, Anna; Mortazavi, Shahrnaz; Sun, Catherine Tien-Lun. 2014. Intended Self-Presentation Tactics in Job Interviews: A 10-Country Study. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 45: 939-958. doi: 10.1177/0022022114532353
  • Berry, John w; Sam, David Lackland. 2013. Accommodating Cultural Diversity and Achieving Equity An Introduction to Psychological Dimensions of Multiculturalism. European Psychologist. 18: 151-157. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000167
  • Horenczyk, Gabriel; Jasinskaja-Lahti, Inga; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2013. Mutuality in acculturation : toward an integration. Zeitschrift für Psychologie. 221: 205-213. doi: 10.1027/2151-2604/a000150
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Sam, David Lackland. 2013. Expanding the margins of identity: a critique of marginalization in a globalized world. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation. 2: 225-241. doi: 10.1037/ipp0000008
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Sam, David Lackland. 2013. Relationship between perceived acculturation expectations and Muslim minority youth's acculturation and adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 37: 477-490. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2013.04.007
  • Kunst, Jonas R.; Sam, David Lackland; Ulleberg, Pål. 2013. Perceived islamophobia: Scale development and validation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 37: 225-237. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2012.11.001
  • Sam, David Lackland; Jasinskaja Lahti, Inga; Horenczyk, Gabriel; Vedder, Paul. 2013. Migration and integration: some psychological perspectives on mutual acculturation. Zeitschrift für Psychologie. 221: 203-204. doi: 10.11027/2151-2604/a000149
  • Sam, David Lackland; Jasinskaja-Lahti, Inga; Horenczyk, Gabriel; Vedder, Paul. 2013. Migration and Integration Some Psychological Perspectives on Mutual Acculturation. Zeitschrift fur Psychologie mit Zeitschrift fur angewandte Psychologie. 221: 203-204. doi: 10.1027/2151-2604/a000149
  • Kunst, Jonas Rønningdalen; Tajamal, Hajra; Sam, David Lackland; Ulleberg, Pål. 2012. Coping with Islamophobia: The effects of religious stigma on Muslim minorities' identity formation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 36: 518-532. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2011.12.014
  • Leung, Kwok Yin; Lam, Ben C.P.; Bond, Michael Harris; Conway, Lucian Gideon; Gornick, Laura Janelle; Amponsah, Benjamin; Boehnke, Klaus; Dragolov, Georgi; Burgess, Steven Michael; Golestaneh, Maha; Busch, Holger; Hofer, Jan; Espinosa, Alejandra del Carmen Dominguez; Fardis, Makon; Ismail, Rosnah; Kurman, Jenny; Lebedeva, Nadezdha; Tatarko, Alexander N.; Sam, David Lackland; Teixeira, Maria Luisa Mendes; Yamaguchi, Susumu; Fukuzawa, Ai; Zhang, Jianxin; Zhou, Fan. 2012. Developing and evaluating the social axioms survey in eleven countries: its relationship with the five-factor model of personality. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 43: 833-857. doi: 10.1177/0022022111416361
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2012. Psychology of acculturation: New advances and future directions. International Journal of Psychology. 47: 221-221.
  • Bye, Hege Høivik; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Sam, David Lackland; Çakar, Nigar Demircan; Franke, Gabriele Helga. 2011. Personal values and intended self-presentation during job interviews: A cross-cultural comparison. Applied Psychology. 60: 160-182. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-0597.2010.00432.x
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Moland, Karen Marie; Harris, Janet; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Being man enough: Fatherhood experiences and expectations among teenage boys in South Africa. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers. 9: 3-21.
  • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2010. Immigrant Youth: Acculturation, Identity and Adaptation. Zeitschrift für Pädagogik. 17-43.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2010. Acculturation: when individuals and groups of different cultural backgrounds meet. Perspectives on Psychological Science. 5: 472-481. doi: 10.1177/1745691610373075
  • Fandrem, Hildegunn; Sam, David Lackland; Roland, Erling. 2009. Depressive Symptoms Among Native and Immigrant Adolescents in Norway: The Role of Gender and Urbanization. Social Indicators Research. 92: 91-109. doi: 10.1007/s11205-008-9291-y
  • Fandrem, Hildegunn; Sam, David Lackland; Roland, Erling. 2009. Depressive Symptoms Among Native and Immigrant Adolescents in Norway: The Role of Gender and Urbanization. Social Indicators Research. 92: 91-109.
  • Vedder, Paul; Berry, John; Sabatier, Colette; Sam, David Lackland. 2009. The intergenerational transmission of values in national and immigrant families: The role of Zeitgeist. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 38: 642-653. doi: 10.1007/s10964-008-9375-7
  • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2008. Response to Rudmin's book review of Immigrant Youth in Cultural Transition. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 39: 517-520. doi: 10.1177/0022022108318135
  • Bye, Hege Høivik; Sam, David Lackland; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim. 2008. Measurement equivalence of the interviewing self-efficacy scale across samples from Ghana, Russia, Turkey and Italy. International Journal of Psychology. 43: 306-306.
  • Guribye, Eugene; Sam, David Lackland. 2008. Beyond Culture: A Review of Studies on Refugees and Mental Health Services in Norway. Norsk tidsskrift for migrasjonsforskning. 9: 81-100.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Amponsah, Benjamin; Hetland, Jørn. 2008. Values of children among Sub-Sahran African women: The case of Ghanaian women. Journal of Psychology in Africa. 18: 521-530.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul; Liebkind, Karmela; Neto, Felix; Virta, Erkki. 2008. Immigration, acculturation and the paradox of adaptation in Europe. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 5: 138-158. doi: 10.1080/17405620701563348
  • Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Brunborg, Geir Scott; Sam, David Lackland. 2008. Rekruttering i flerkulturelle samfunn. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 45: 329-335.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Moland, Karen Marie; Peltzer, karl; Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim. 2007. Continuity and change in reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers, and maternal grandmothers in South africa. South African Journal of Psychology. 37: 856-877.
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Sam, David Lackland; Moland, Karen Marie; Peltzer, Karl. 2007. Continuity and change in reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers, and maternal grandmothers in South Africa. South African Journal of Psychology. 37: 856-877.
  • Vedder, Paul; Sam, David Lackland; Liebkind, Karmela. 2007. The Acculturation and Adaption of Turkish Adolescents in North-Western Europe. Applied Developmental Science. 11: 126-136. doi: 10.1080/10888690701454617
  • Berry, John W; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth: Acculturation, identity, and adaptation. Applied Psychology. 55: 303-332.
  • Kosic, Ankica; Mannetti, Lucia; Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Self-monitoring: a moderating role between acculturation strategies of immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 30: 141-157.
  • Kosic, Ankica; Mannetti, Lucia; Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Self-monitoring: A moderating role between acculturation strategies and adaptation of immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 30: 141-157. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2005.09.003
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Working in a multicultural society: Challenges for the Norwegian Psychologist. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 43: 1268-1275.
  • Hjertnes, Lillian; Lindstrøm, Torill Christine; Sam, David Lackland. 2005. Østerlige og vestlige psykoterapeutiske tradisjoner – forskjelliger knyttet til mrstring og knotroll. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 42: 395-403.
  • Hjertnes, Lillian; Lindstrøm, Torill Christine; Sam, David Lackland. 2005. Østlige og vestlige psykoterapeutiske tradisjoner - forskjeller knyttet til mestring og kontroll. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 42: 395-403.
  • Kosic, Ankica; Mannetti, Lucia; Sam, David Lackland. 2005. The role of majority attitudes towards out-group in the perception of the acculturation strategies of immigrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 29: 273-288.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Peltzer, Karl; Meyer, Boris. 2005. The changing values of children and preferences regarding family size in south Africa. Applied Psychology. 54: 355-377.
  • Bond, Michael Harris; Leug, Kwok; Au, Al; Sam, David Lackland. 2004. Cultural-level dimensions of social axioms and their correlates in 41 cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 35: 548-570.
  • Oppedal, Brit; Røysamb, Espen; Sam, David Lackland. 2004. The effect of acculturation and social support on change in mental health among young immigrants. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 28: 481-494.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2004. Disperal of immigrants and their implications for policy formation. International Journal of Psychology. 39.
  • Virta, E; Sam, David Lackland; Westin, C. 2004. Adolescents with Turkish background in Norway and Sweden: A comparative study of their psychological adaptation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 45: 15-25.
  • Virta, Erkki; Sam, David Lackland; Westin, Charles. 2004. Adolescents with Turkish background in Norway and Sweden: A comparative study of their psychological adaptation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 45: 15-25.
  • Berry, John W; Sam, David Lackland. 2003. Accuracy in scientific discourse. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 44: 65-68.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Kosic, Ankica; Oppedal, Brit. 2003. Where is "development" in acculturation theories? International Journal of Behavioral Development. 27: 5-5.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Virta, Erkki. 2003. Intergenerational value discrepancies in immigrant and host-national families and their impact on psychological adaptation. Journal of Adolescence. 26: 213-231.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Moreira, V. 2002. The mutual embededness of culture and mental illness. Online Readings in Culture and Psychology.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Oppedal, Brit. 2002. Acculturation as a developmental pathway. Online Readings in Culture and Psychology.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2001. Satisfaction with life among international students: An exploratory study. Social Indicators Research. 51: 315-337.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2001. Satisfaction with life among international students: An exploratory study. Social Indicators Research. 53: 315-337.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2000. Psychological adaptation of adolescents with immigrant backgrounds. Journal of Social Psychology. 140: 5-25.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2000. Psychological adaptation of adolescents with immigrant backgrounds. Journal of Social Psychology. 140: 5-25.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1999. Psychological adaptation of adolescents with immigrant background. Journal of Social Psychology.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1998. Predicting life satisfaction among adolescents from immigrant families in Norway. Ethnicity and Health. 3: 5-18.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1997. Kultur: et mangelende ledd i psykologien som vitenskapen om menneskelig adferd. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 34: 579-586.
  • van Selm, Karin; Sam, David Lackland; van Oudenhoven, Jan Pieter. 1997. Life staisfaction and competence of Bosnia refugees in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 38: 143-149.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1996. Culture a missing link in the psychology science of human behaviour. The Looking Glass. 2: 1-2.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1995. Acculturation attitudes among young immigrants as a function of perceived parental attitudes toward cultural change. Journal of Early Adolescence. 15: 238-258.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1995. Acculturative stress among young immigrants in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 36: 10-24.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1994. Psychological adjustment of young immigrants in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 35: 240-253.
  • Thuen, Frode; Sam, David Lackland. 1994. Bruk av sikkerhetsutstyr blant unge innvandrere i Norge. En sammenligning med norske barn. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 114: 195-198.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1991. Emosjonell tilpasning hos unge innvandrere i Norge. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 28: 789-797.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Eide, Rune. 1991. Survey of mental health of foreign students. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 32: 22-30.
Rapporter/avhandlinger
  • Sam, David Lackland; Moreira, Virginia. 2012. Revisiting the Mutual Embeddedness of Culture and Mental Illness. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture.
  • Bye, Hege Høivik; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Horverak, Jøri Gytre; Markova, Valeria; Guribye, Eugen; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Med døren på gløtt. Jobbintervjuet som arena for kompetansevurdering i flerkulturelle samfunn. Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 37 sider.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1997. Etnisk minoritetsungdom - identitet og arbeidsledighet: Noen psykolog iske betraktninger. Working papers. 14. Institutt for mediavitenskap, Universitet i Bergen. 10 sider.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1996. Unge etniske minoriteters tilpasning: en utfordring til moderne samfunn. HEMIL-senteret.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1995. Acculturation of young immigrants in Norway : a psychological and socio-cultural adaptation. Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1991. Tilpasning av innvandrere: En psykososial undersøkelse blant unge innvandrere i Norge - Rapport fra en pilot studie. [Mangler utgivernavn], Bergen HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1991. Acculturation of Immigrants: A psychosocial survey among young immigrants in Norway - Report from a pilot study. Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Riise, G. 1991. HIV/AIDS informasjon i en tverrkulturell helseopplysningsammenheng. Bergen kommune, Kommunalavdeling for Helse og Sosiale Tjenest, Bergen. 9 sider.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Riise, G. 1991. Unge innvandrere og tilpasning av samlivsundervisning. Bergen kommune, Kommunalavdeling for Helse og Sosiale Tjenest, Bergen. 12 sider.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1989. Welfare of international students: Preliminary report from a questionnaire survey among international students at the University of bergen. Student samskipnaden i Bergen (Velferdsdivisjon). 99 sider.
Bokkapitler
  • Oppedal, Brit; Sam, David Lackland. 2017. Det flerkulturelle Norge: tilpasning og psykisk helse blant ungdom med innvandrerbakgrunn. 5, sider 106-128. I:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 sider. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2017. Multiculturalism. Multiculturalism, sider 504-507. I:
    • Moghaddam, Fathali. 2017. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. Sage Publications. 1024 sider. ISBN: 978-1-483-39116-8.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Vetik, Raivo; Makarova, Marianna; Raudsepp, Maaris. 2017. Intercultural Relations in Norway. Kapittel 6, sider 125-144. I:
    • Berry, John W. 2017. Mutual Intercultural Relations. Cambridge University Press. 418 sider. ISBN: 978-1-107-18395-7.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2016. Heart and mind: using critical incidents to decipher culture. 5, sider 67-77. I:
    • Komisarof, Adam; Hua, Zhu. 2016. Crossing boundariies and weaving interculural work, life, and scholarship in globalizing universities. Routledge. 204 sider. ISBN: 978-1-138-82535-2.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. Health. 25, sider 504-524. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 557 sider. ISBN: 9781107103993.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. Conclusions: where are we and where are we headed? 26, sider 525-531. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 557 sider. ISBN: 9781107103993.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. Theoretical perspectives. 2, sider 11-29. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 557 sider. ISBN: 9781107103993.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. Introduction. 1, sider 1-7. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2016. The Cambridge Handbook of Acculturation Psychology. Cambridge University Press. 557 sider. ISBN: 9781107103993.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2015. Acculturation. Volume 1, sider 68-74. I:
    • Wright, James D. 2015. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences(Second Edition). Elsevier. 2000 sider. ISBN: 978-0-08-097087-5.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2014. Relationship between culture and psychology. -, sider 231-247. I:
    • Akotia, C. S.; Mate-K, C. C. 2014. Contemporary psychology: Readings from Ghana. ISBN: 978-9988-1-9153.5.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2014. Multicultural societies. -, sider 97-117. I:
    • Benet-Martinez, V.; Hong, Y-Y. 2014. The Oxford handbook of multicultural identity. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-979669-4.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Horenczyk, Gabriel. 2012. Immigrant youth adaptation in context. The role of society of settlement. 6, sider 64-76. I:
    • Garcia Coll, Cynthia. 2012. Impact of immigration on children's development. S. Karger. 153 sider. ISBN: 978-3-8055-9798-2.
  • Berry, John w; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Accultuazione e adattamento dei giovani. 2, sider 53-74. I:
    • Barbagli, Marzio; Schmoll, Marzio. 2011. Strnieri in Italia La generazione dopo. 339 sider. ISBN: 978-88-15-15005-9.
  • Muthukrishna, Anbanithi; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Deconstructing counseling psychology for the African context. 5, sider 75-92. I:
    • Mpofu, Elias. 2011. Counseling people of African ancestry. Cambridge University Press. 332 sider. ISBN: 978-0-521-88722-9.
  • Oppedal, Brit; Sam, David Lackland. 2009. Det flerkulturelle Norge: Minoritetsungdommens tilpasning og mentale helse. 14, sider 250-268. I:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 sider. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2009. Akkulturasjon i flerkulturelle arbeidsmiljøer. 3, sider 45-61. I:
    • Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim. 2009. Kulturelt mangfold på arbeidsplassen. Utfordringer og virkemidler. Fagbokforlaget. 215 sider. ISBN: 978-82-450-0774-9.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2009. Adaptation of young immigrants: The double jeopardy of acculturation. -, sider . I:
    • Jasinskaja-Lahti, Inga; Mähönen, Tuuli Anna. 2009. Identities, Intergroup Relations and Acculturation. Gaudeamus. 240 sider. ISBN: 978-952-495-117-3.
  • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Understanding immigrant youth: Conclusions and implications. 9, sider 211-234. I:
    • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity, and adapation across national contexts. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 308 sider. ISBN: 0-8058-5156-9.
  • Berry, John W.; Sam, David Lackland; Rogers, Amanda. 2006. Conclusions. 31, sider 525-528. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Berry, John W; Phinney, Jean S; Kwak, Kyunghwa; Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Introduction: Goals and research framework for studying immigrant youth. Chapter 1, sider 1-14. I:
    • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity, and adapation across national contexts. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 308 sider. ISBN: 0-8058-5156-9.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Acculturation and health. 27, sider 452-468. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Acculturation: Conceptual background and core components. 2, sider 11-26. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 2006. Acculturation of immigrant children and women. 24, sider 403-418. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. Introduction. 1, sider 1-7. I:
    • Sam, David Lackland; Berry, John W. 2006. The Cambridge handbook of acculturation psychology. Cambridge University Press. 551 sider. ISBN: 0-521-84924-1.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul; Ward, Colleen; Horenczyk, Gabriel. 2006. Psychological and sociocultural adaptation of immigrant youth. Chapter 5, sider 117-141. I:
    • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity, and adapation across national contexts. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 308 sider. ISBN: 0-8058-5156-9.
  • Vedder, Paul; Sam, David Lackland; van de Vijver, Fons JR; Phinney, Jean S. 2006. Vietnamese and Turkish immigrant youth: Acculturation and adaptation in two ethno-cultural groups. 8, sider 185-209. I:
    • Berry, John W.; Phinney, Jean S; Sam, David Lackland; Vedder, Paul. 2006. Immigrant youth in cultural transition: Acculturation, identity, and adapation across national contexts. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 308 sider. ISBN: 0-8058-5156-9.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Virta, Erkki. 2003. Social group identity and its effect on the self-esteem of adolescents with immigrants background. 347-373. I:
    • 2003. International Advances in self research. Information Age Publishing. ISBN: 1-59311-004-9.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Moreira, Virginia. 2002. The mutual embeddedness of culture and mental illness. Unit 9-1-14. I:
    • Lonner, Walter; Dinnel, D. L.; Hays, S.A; Sattler, D.N. 2002. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Oppedal, Brit. 2002. Acculturation as a developmental pathway. Unit 8-Chapter 6. I:
    • Lonner, Walter; Dinnel, D. L.; Hayes, S.A; Sattler, D.N. 2002. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Virta, E. 2001. Social group identity and its effect on the self-esteem of adolescents with immigrant background in Norway and Sweden. 366-378. I:
    • Craven, R.G.; Marsh, H.W. 2001. Self-concept theory, research and practice: Advances for the new millenium.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Virta, Erkki. 2001. Social group identity and its effect on the self-esteem of adolescents with immigrant background in Norway and Sweden. 366-378. I:
    • 2001. Self-concept theory, research and practice: Advances for the New Millenium. ISBN: 1863418776.
  • Berry, John W.; Sam, David Lackland. 1997. Cultural and ethnic factors in health. Part I: Psychology health and illness, sider 64-70. I:
    • Baum, A.; Newman, S.; Weinman, J.; West, R.; McManus, C. 1997. Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine. Cambridge University Press.
  • Berry, John; Sam, David Lackland. 1997. Acculturation and adaption. 291-326. I:
    • Berry, John; Segall, Mashall; Kagitcibasi, Cidem. 1997. Handbook of cross-cultural psychology. ISBN: 0-205-16076-X.
  • Sam, David Lackland. 1997. Helse og helseadferd blant innvandreungdom. 88-99. I:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif E. 1997. Ungdom, livstil og helsefremmende arbieid. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN: 82-00-42965-2.
  • Berry, J.W.; Sam, David Lackland. 1996. Acculturation and adaption. 291-326. I:
    • Berry, J.W.; Segall, M.H.; Kagitcibasi, C. 1996. Handbook of Cross-cultural Psychology.

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