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Study Abroad Dynamics: Anthropological Perspectives

@inproceedings{Maravelias2010StudyAD,
  title={Study Abroad Dynamics: Anthropological Perspectives},
  author={Jonathan Maravelias},
  year={2010}
}
Americans typically lack cultural reflexivity--most Americans will even deny that there is a specific American culture. Many Americans often experience heightened states of anxiety and feelings of alienation, which several anthropologists and cross-cultural psychologists attribute to an unhealthy reliance on individualism and consumerism. If Americans could learn cultural reflexivity, then they may experience a sense of connectedness and higher self-esteem. Since cultural reflexivity can be… Expand

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