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The diversity ethic and the spirit of individualism

Karl G. Jechoutek

The diversity ethic and the spirit of individualism

religious and economic strategies in hybrid Cape Town

by Karl G. Jechoutek

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Published by Swedish Science Press in Uppsala .
Written in English

  • Religious life and customs,
  • Cultural pluralism,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-183).

    StatementKarl G. Jechoutek
    SeriesStudier av inter-religiösa relationer -- 50
    LC ClassificationsHN801.Z9 M844 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 pages ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25235280M
    ISBN 109789189652408
    LC Control Number2011513158

    manifested in many ways (the African community spirit, the Latin American family group, the Japanese desire for “harmony”) and is mediated by individual constraints as illustrated by Gudykunst () in the following flow chart: cultural Individualism-collectivism cultural norms/rules Individual socialization self-construals Individual.   In the book I suggest taking a long, hot political shower. Washing away the dirt and grime. Putting salve on our political wounds. Spend time resting, reading, and contemplating. Genuinely listening to others, especially our perceived .

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