Etic Plus Emic Versus Pseudoetic

  title={Etic Plus Emic Versus Pseudoetic},
  author={Harry C. Triandis and Gerardo Mar{\'i}n},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={489 - 500}
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