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ERIC Number: EJ551049
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0273-2297
Culture, Self, and Development: Are Cultural Templates Useful or Stereotypic?
Killen, Melanie
Developmental Review, v17 n3 p239-49 Sep 1997
Asserts that dichotomous cultural templates such as independence and interdependence do not accurately reflect the complexity of social life and often result in stereotypic characterizations of social orientations of individuals and cultures. Discusses viewpoints that promote use of dichotomous labels, espouse dualities for some cultural aspects, and critique the notion of broad templates to describe cultures. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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