ERIC Number: EJ558647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Mismeasure of Diversity: Reflections on the Study of Cross-Cultural Differences.
New Directions for Child Development, n76 p51-65 Sum 1997
Uses data from studies comparing Western and Non-Western societies to support the argument that study of intracultural diversity in concepts of rights and duties will contribute to the study of diversity between cultures. Notes that individuals participate in multifaceted social experiences, developing distinct goals, interests, and perspectives; multiple, conflicting perspectives emerge out of social interactions among individuals with society. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: Culture as a Context for Moral Development: New Perspectives on the Particular and the Universal. For commentaries on this article, see PS 527 507 and PS 527 508.