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ERIC Number: EJ523757
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4545
Allocentric and Idiocentric Self-Description and Academic Achievement among Mexican American and Anglo American Adolescents.
Dabul, Amy J.; And Others
Journal of Social Psychology, v135 n5 p621-30 Oct 1995
Posits a distinction between cultures motivated by individualistic value systems (idiocentric) and collectivistic value systems (allocentric). Study reveals that Mexican American adolescents describe themselves in more allocentric terms, while Anglo American adolescents choose idiocentric terms. Suggests a correlation between idiocentric values and academic achievement. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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