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the degree of interdependence a society maintains among its members. It has to do with whether people´s self-image is defined in terms of "I" or "We". In Individualist societies people are only supposed to look after themselves and their direct family. In Collectivist societies people belong to "in groups" that take care of them in exchange for unquestioning loyalty.
People are born into extended families or other in-groups that continue protecting them in exchange for loyalty
Everyone grows up to look after himself or immediate family only
Children think in terms of "we"
Children think in terms of "I"
Value standards differ for in-group and out-groups: exclusionism
Same value standards are supposed to apply to everyone: universalism
Harmony should be maintained and confrontations avoided
Speaking one's mind is a characteristic of an honest person
Friendships are predetermined
Friendships are voluntary and should be fostered
Resources shared with relatives
Individual ownership of resources
Adult children live with parents
Adult children leave the parental home
frequent socialization in public places
my home is my castle
Shame/loss of face for self and group
Guilt/loss of self respect
Criteria for marriage partners are not predetermined
most powerful influence on girls beauty ideals is girlfriends
most powerful influence on girls beauty is boys
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