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Is an emphasis on dignity, honor and face more an attribute of individuals or of cultural groups?

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posted on 27.07.2021, 06:30 by PB Smith, MJ Easterbrook, Y Koc, VMC Lun, D Papastylianou, L Grigoryan, C Torres, M Efremova, B Hassan, A Abbas, AH Ahmad, A al-Bayati, HA Selim, Joel AndersonJoel Anderson, SE Cross, GI Delfino, V Gamsakhurdia, A Gavreliuc, D Gavreliuc, P Gul, C Günsoy, A Hakobjanyan, S Lay, O Lopukhova, P Hu, D Sunar, MLM Texeira, D Tripodi, PE Diaz Rivera, Y van Osch, M Yuki, N Ogusu, CT Kwantes, R Diaz-Loving, L Pérez-Floriano, T Chaleeraktrakoon, P Chobthamkit
© 2020 SAGE Publications. This study compares the individual-level and sample-level predictive utility of a measure of the cultural logics of dignity, honor, and face. University students in 29 samples from 24 nations used a simple measure to rate their perceptions of the interpersonal cultural logic characterizing their local culture. The nomological net of these measures was then explored. Key dependent measures included three different facets of independent versus interdependent self-construal, relevant attitudes and values, reported handling of actual interpersonal conflicts, and responses to normative settings. Multilevel analyses revealed both individual- and sample-level effects but the dignity measure showed more individual-level effects, whereas sample-level effects were relatively more important with the face measure. The implications of this contrast are discussed.

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Publication Date

01/07/2021

Journal

Cross-Cultural Research

Volume

55

Issue

2-3

Pagination

95-126

Publisher

SAGE

ISSN

1069-3971

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