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Chapter 2[1] - Chapter 2 - Comparing Cultures Comparative...

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Chapter 2 - Comparing Cultures Comparative models - Collectivist V.S. Individulist - Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck Their comparative models is widely influencial. It claimed that members of a culture group exhibited constant “orientation” towards the world and other people. Different cultures could be compared on the basis of their different orientations. The model distinguished six basic orientations. These asked about the culture group’s perceptions of the human condition, and presented a range of variations in response to each orientation. - What is the nature of people o Good o Evil o A mixture of good and evil - What is the person’s relationship with nature o Doninant o In harmony o S ubjugation - What is the perosn’s relationship with other people o Lineal (hierarchical) o Collateral (collectivist) o Individualist - What is the modality of human activity o Doing o Being o Containing - What is the temporal focus of humna activity o Future o Present o Past - What is the conception of space o Private o Public o Mixed The Kluckhohn Strobtbeck model offers valuable insights, but the model is based on
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Chapter 2[1] - Chapter 2 - Comparing Cultures Comparative...

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