Adapting Western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings: methodological issues.

Abubakar, Amina and Alcock, Katie J. and Holding, Penny (2008) Adapting Western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings: methodological issues. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93 (1). pp. 23-29. ISSN 0003-9888

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Abstract

We applaud the efforts of Gladstone et al[1] in their adaptation of developmental assessment tools for use in sub-Saharan Africa. We would like however to offer some advice for those attempting to follow in their footsteps with no background in cross-cultural psychology or psychometrics.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Archives of Disease in Childhood
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/bf
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 31009
Deposited By: Dr Katherine Alcock
Deposited On: 15 Dec 2009 11:28
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 23:46
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31009

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