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    Group Life In Japan

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    children are taught that if one were to rebel against the rules set by an authoritative figure, the entire group would be punished. Japanese children are not only expected to follow the idea of group loyalty, but adults as well. It can be seen that individualism shapes formal organizations…

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    school uniforms are a good idea there are even more reasons why school uniforms are a bad idea. There are three reasons why not to have school uniforms: the prices of uniforms are unreasonable, students having to wear certain colors takes away individualism, and takes away American values. Public schools are not like private schools where the parents can afford to buy the clothes required for the children, and it would be almost impossible for the schools to pay for the uniforms.The prices of…

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    behaviors in public places in two parts, rules for behaviors and communication behaviors. I agreed with all the contents the presentation contained. Also, I think these behaviors are all based on the Americans’ values and assumptions. Equality and individualism, which are significant Americans’ values and assumptions, affect the American behaviors in public places. ‘Line up, and wait your turn’ rule implies the idea of equality, one of the American values and assumptions. When the group of…

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    others, loving each other and learning from other people’s mistakes. People this days are making it harder to find themselves by isolating themselves in clichés, suburbia. “There are truths that we do not see when we adopt the Language of radical Individualism.” (Bellah pg. 80) In Hudson’s book some mentions about regress to fundamental relationships. In “American Democracy in peril” it mentions how when people suburbanized they had to make friends by similar interest not birth place. I…

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    My original hypothesis was that males were going to be categorized in the postconventional, and females were going to be categorized in the conventional. I hypothesized that because males are more risk takers than females are. Females are more likely to be nurturing. When performing my research for the Kohlberg Project, my participants were on a ranging scale from 18 to 24 years of age. Including 10 men and 10 women. According to my research there were no sex differences in moral development.…

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    The three main influences on Western political thought were the Greeks and Romans, the Judeo-Christian beliefs, and the Enlightenment; these influences were pertaining to the ideas of the government and individualism. Western political thought is a subject most U.S. Americans don’t consciously ask themselves: “why do I think this way?” The U.S. Americans just usually shrug it off and continue doing what comes so naturally to them. The western political thought is complex, filled with rich and…

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    Democracy in America, a democratic society has various characteristics such as individualism and a single-minded pursuit of material wealth. These two characteristics can cause certain dangers to a democratic society such as a despotic and absolute government and also unhappiness. Alexis de Tocqueville in his book Democracy in America presents a behavior that occurs in democratic America. This behavior is called individualism, which is a “reflective and peaceable sentiment that disposes each…

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    Reason, Individualism, and religious tolerance are three trends that are found when observing the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment was a time where the traditions and status quo were being changed. The higher educated people were starting to use scientific method and reasoning to solve issues and rethink some of the old traditions and status quos that they had in the past. Some of the main philosophers that had an impact on the Enlightenment was John Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, and Pierre Bayle.…

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    3.2 Hypotheses Individualism index explores the “degree to which people in a society are integrated into groups.” Individualistic societies have loose ties that often only relate an individual to immediate family. They emphasize the “I” versus the “we.” Collectivism describes a society in which tightly-integrated relationships tie extended families and others into in-groups. These in-groups are laced with undoubted loyalty and support each other when a conflict arises with another in-group…

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    mind and in their sight. It describes an logical organization and framework of their behaviour which can be seen in the dimensions like specific-diffuse, internal-external direction, universalism-particularism, and we can see relationships in individualism-collectivism, achievement-ascription, neutral-affective. On the other hand, Hofstede describes about values present in people and its effect on their behaviour. Therefore, the difference between them is that Trompenaars study lies on the…

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