Flashcards in Chapter 3 Vocabulary Deck (10):
a learned set of enduring values, beliefs, and practices that are shared by an identifiable or large group of people with a common history
Seeing your own culture as the center of the universe
Define cultural relativism
Cultures are merely different, deficient--refers to not judging a culture to our own standards of what is right or wrong, strange or normal. Instead, we should try to understand cultural practices of other groups in its own cultural context.
Promotes diversity of cultures but also uphold human rights
verbally precise, direct, assertive, self-enhancing, and explicit.
uses indirect verbal expression and you are expected to “read in between the lines”.
Define Low Power Distance
values equal power sharing and discourages attention to status differences and ranking in society, sees you as an equal
Define High Power Distance
relatively strong emphasis on maintaining power differences, hard to challenge authority
Define Masculine culture
Masculine- dominance, ambitiousness, assertiveness, competitiveness, and drive for achievement