The Western Individual

The Western Individual - these goals 4 People prefer...

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The Western Individual (Nesbit) 1) Each individual has a set of characteristic, distinctive attributes. And people generally want to be distinctive. 2) People are largely in control of their own behavior 3) People are oriented toward personal goals of success and achievement. Relationships and group membership can often get in the way of attaining
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Unformatted text preview: these goals. 4) People prefer equality in personal relations-- but if a relationship is hierarchical, they prefer a superior position 5) People believe that the same rules should apply to everyone-- nepotism, for instance, is frowned upon even while it may be widespread....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course ANT 110 taught by Professor Rukeyser during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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