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Andrew Sobler Intercultural Communication 23 rd January 2008 Logic of Chapter 2 1. Individualism and collectivism. The idea of individualism stresses the importance of ideals such as human independence, self-reliance and liberty. Therefore it is opposed to an idea such as fascism. Collectivism stresses importance for looking at society as a group dependant on each individual depending on each other. 2. This can be very well seen throughout history when we see two very divergent political ideas such as fascism and anarchism collide with one another. Fascism is usually the oppressor coming down on anarchism. 3. a) I think the main purpose of the chapter is for us to study how the different cultures of the world are similar to each other but more importantly, how each one
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Unformatted text preview: of them differentiates from each other. b) The question that it seeks to answer is that what is it that is so varying about the different cultures of the world, what are the different ideas about them in which they function. 4. a) This is one of the longer chapters in the book it looks like. There was a lot of bolded headlines in it. The authors probably feel that the subject matter is important which is why it is one of the first chapters of the book. b) I think they’re expecting us to know that the different cultures of the world are very different from each other. However I didn’t think they expected us to know that the different cultures of the world also have some surprising similarities to each other....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course BUSA 101 taught by Professor Guidetti during the Spring '07 term at Northampton Community College.

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