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The Individual in Cultural Adaptation

Robert B. Edgerton

The Individual in Cultural Adaptation

A Study of Four East African Peoples

by Robert B. Edgerton

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Published by Univ of California Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Case studies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Ethnology,
  • Human geography,
  • Africa, East,
  • Social change

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7708206M
    ISBN 100520017307
    ISBN 109780520017306

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The Individual in Cultural Adaptation: A Study of Four East African Peoples Hardcover – January 1, Cited by: THE INDIVIDUAL IN CULTURAL ADAPTATION is the detailed analysis of the attitudes, values, and personality attributes of four East African peoples. It is a particularly crucial part of a research program designed to demonstrate the process of cultural adaptation.

The individual in cultural adaptation: a study of four East African peoples. [Robert B Edgerton] -- Robert Edgerton devised a sophisticated The Individual in Cultural Adaptation book and projective tests to determine the values, attitudes, and personality traits of both pastoral and agricultural communities in four East.

adaptation brings together the best of the multicultural and the evidence. based movements in the service of offering psychological treatments that. are based on the best available research and that consider culture and context.

in a thoughtful, documented, and systematic way. The book also reveals Freud's powers as a writer, weaving intriguing stories together with ambitious theory.

Its key idea on which so much else is built: the dream is the expression of a disguised wish. He returned to this idea throughout his career. The process model presents the stress‐adaptation‐growth dynamic as the dialectic and cyclic psychological movement underpinning an individual's gradual transformation toward greater functional fitness and psychological health vis‐à‐vis the host environment and an emergent intercultural identity orientation beyond the boundaries of a single by: 1.

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire Article (PDF Available) in Work 53(3) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Cultural adaptation is the process and time it takes a person to integrate into a new culture and feel comfortable within it. A person in this position may encounter a wide array of emotions that the theory describes in four different stages.

This includes the honeymoon, culture shock, recovery, and adjustment stages. Culture gives one identity of the everyday symbols, customs, body language; food and social cues which becomes very difficult to lose overnight.

Cultural adaptation is the processes through which an individual undergoes in order to adjust to another culture different from his normal way of life. He specializes in cross-cultural interaction in business settings and has created a popular MBA course focused on cross-cultural adaptation.

He has published widely on the topic of cultural adaptation; his work has been featured by a range of media outlets including the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, NPR, and Voice of by: The child’s level of development in the cognitive skills and knowledge of relevance to the preschool classroom, The child’s social skills and behavior in a classroom context and the familiar norms of interaction with peers and adults, and.

The child’s level of physical and motor development. In evolutionary theory, adaptation is the biological mechanism by which organisms adjust to new environments or to changes in their current environment.

Although scientists discussed adaptation prior to the s, it was not until then that Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace developed the theory of natural selection. Wallace believed that the evolution of organisms was. The cross-cultural adaptation is considered as an important antecedent of job performance, determined by the degree of ease and/or difficulty that the expatriate faces in their personal life and at work (Lee & Sukoco, ), and (Lee & Vorts, ; Shay & Baack, ).Cited by: 8.

The process of adapting to an unfamiliar culture unfolds through the stress-adaptation-growth dynamic, a process that is deeply rooted in the natural human tendency to achieve an internal equilibrium in the face of adversarial environmental by: The concept, cross-cultural adaptation, refers to a process in and through which an individual achieves an increasing level of psychological and functional fitness with respect to the receiving environment.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The formation of a cultural system is a process of adaptation to specific niches, at first only natural ones, but niches that, in the course of time, become more social. To be able to realize its adaptive function, culture should not only be capable of responding to a minimum of environmental requirements.

Culture is the configuration of the taught behaviors and of the results of these behaviors. The components of culture are shared and transmitted by the members of a society. Culture is useful for society and individual because the daily tasks are simplified by the unwritten laws of involvement in social interactions.

Culture lies in the individual. As such, cross-cultural adaptation is defined in this theory as the entirety of the dynamic process by which individuals who, through direct and indirect contact and communication with a new, changing, or changed environment, strive to establish (or reestablish) and maintain a relatively stable, reciprocal, and functional relationship with the Cited by:   Culture shock should not be viewed as a ‘disease for which adaptation is the cure, but is at the very heart of the cross-cultural learning experience, self-understanding, and change (Adler,).

Factors explaining the level of cross-cultural adaptation (Kim,pp. Perspectives and Challenges in the Design of Cultural Adaptations. Several issues and challenges emerge in developing a cultural adaptation of an EBI.

A first challenge involves the conceptualization of culture in the design of an adapted EBI that is tailored to the needs of a particular cultural by: The author or editor of 11 books, she has published extensively on cross-cultural facework, intercultural conflict, Asian communication patterns, and the effective identity negotiation model.

She has lectured widely throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe, and is an experienced trainer in the area of transcultural communication competence. Such postulates are fundamental to success in cross-cultural adaptation.

1. Every culture or system has its own internal coherence, integrity, and logic. Every culture is an intertwined system of values and attitudes, beliefs and norms that give meaning and significance to both individual and collective identity.

2.