Cross Cultural

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: VII. Cultural Differences–Honor and Aggression

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: VII. Cultural Differences–Honor and Aggression

Daniel Weishut, Psy.D. When referring to conflict it is inevitable to relate to issues of aggression, power and honor. The …

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: VI. Cultural Differences and the Intercultural Encounter

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: VI. Cultural Differences and the Intercultural Encounter

I will present an overview of the professional literature on the two main components of this study, interculturality and friendship.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: V. Data Collection and Analysis

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: V. Data Collection and Analysis

The four cultural dimensions studied will be individualism/collectivism, uncertainty avoidance, power distance and masculinity/femininity (Hofstede, 2001). Data will be organized here as descriptions according to topics and analyzed in light of the literature.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: IV.Methodology of the Study

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: IV.Methodology of the Study

Many aspects of intercultural friendship and of Bedouin culture are worth investigating, but some limits needed to be set.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: III. Our Friendship at a Glance

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: III. Our Friendship at a Glance

Our friendship went through all stages and periods that intercultural friendships tend to go through.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: II. Why Study Intercultural Friendships?

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: II. Why Study Intercultural Friendships?

Daniel Weishut, Psy.D. [The text for this essay is taken from: Weishut, D.J.N. (2012) My friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: …

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The New Johari Window #4: Three Perspectives on Human Relationships

The New Johari Window #4: Three Perspectives on Human Relationships

I specifically look at human interaction and the Johari Window from three perspectives—three ways in which to appreciate the deep nature of interpersonal relationships.

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Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships — Essay I: Couples in Transition

Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships — Essay I: Couples in Transition

Two people do not simply come together and “live happily ever after”. As couples, we are constantly changing and maturing, not just because both individuals in the relationship are changing and maturing, but also because the couple, as a separate third entity, must itself undergo changes.

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The Role of Culture in Human Development

The Role of Culture in Human Development

We speak admiringly of the “self-made man,” and at times seem to emulate a cult of the individual. However, we did not make ourselves, and even the mind which thinks such thoughts originates and exists in a collective.

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Hope: Overview and the Story of A People

Hope: Overview and the Story of A People

The good news is that hope is something that can be taught and can be developed in many of the people who need it.

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