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ERIC Number: EJ528754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
The Psychological Measurement of Cultural Syndromes.
Triandis, Harry C.
American Psychologist, v51 n4 p407-15 Apr 1996
Discusses how psychological methods can be applied to study cultural syndromes and presents examples of these approaches. It is argued that tight-simple cultures are most collectivist, and loose-complex cultures are most individualistic. Further, it suggests homogeneous cultures can have clear norms and impose them tightly, whereas heterogeneous cultures require looseness to avoid friction. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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