Acquisition of the algorithms of social life: a domain-based approach.

@article{Bugental2000AcquisitionOT,
  title={Acquisition of the algorithms of social life: a domain-based approach.},
  author={Daphne Blunt Bugental},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2000},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={
          187-219
        }
}
  • D. Bugental
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
Proposing that the algorithms of social life are acquired as a domain-based process, the author offers distinctions between social domains preparing the individual for proximity-maintenance within a protective relationship (attachment domain), use and recognition of social dominance (hierarchical power domain), identification and maintenance of the lines dividing "us" and "them" (coalitional group domain), negotiation of matched benefits with functional equals (reciprocity domain), and… Expand

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