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Cultural Orientations in the United States: (Re)Examining Differences among Ethnic Groups
The authors investigate differences in individualism and collectivism between the four largest ethnic groups in the United States (African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Americans, and European Americans). It has been ...
Opposite Ends of the Same Stick? Multi-Method Test of the Dimensionality of Individualism and Collectivism
The construct of individualism–collectivism (IND-COL) has become the definitive standard in cross-cultural psychology, management, and related fields. It is also among the most controversial, in particular, with regard to ...
Private Self-Consciousness as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Value Orientations and Attitudes
The author examined implications of private self-consciousness (PrivSC; Fenigstein, Scheier, & Buss, 1975) for the relationships between social values and issue attitudes. Indeed, the author expected that the value ...
Individualism and Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action: Evidence From Priming Experiments
Theorists have argued that Americans' ambivalence toward affirmative action policies is fueled by a notion of justice that champions the rights of individuals. This conception of justice is not compatible with the idea of ...
Untreated Depression Predicts Higher Suicide Rates in U.S. Honor Cultures
Osterman and Brown demonstrated that U.S. honor states had higher rates of suicide than non-honor states and related this phenomenon to the higher incidence of depression and a reduced readiness to seek antidepression ...