Individualism and Collectivism: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Self-Ingroup Relationships

@article{Triandis1988IndividualismAC,
  title={Individualism and Collectivism: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Self-Ingroup Relationships},
  author={Harry C. Triandis and Robert Bontempo and Marcelo J. Villareal and Masaaki Asai and Nydia Lucca},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  year={1988},
  volume={54},
  pages={323-338}
}
The individualism and collectivism constructs are theoretically analyzed and linked to certain hypothesized consequences (social behaviors, health indices). Study 1 explores the meaning of these constructs within culture (in the United States), identifying the individual-differences variable, idiocentrism versus allocentrism, that corresponds to the constructs. Factor analyses of responses to items related to the constructs suggest that UrS. individualism is reflected in (a) Self-Reliance With… Expand

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