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Collectivist

One who believes in or advocates the centralization of the means of production at the expense of individual ownership. Collectivism is associated with socialism, which advocates state ownership of resources. However, collectivism may exist in capitalist systems if corporations own most or all of the means of production.
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Given the active caregiving role that families play in collectivist cultures, the degree of confidentiality normally required of clinicians may be harmful.
Members of collectivist cultures view themselves in relation to others and highly value their place in a social group.
An example of the collectivist culture presented itself a few years ago when I traveled to Brazil.
The collectivist mode of silent communication relies on an implied understanding among APIAs.
Collectivists believed that war would help solidify the people into an even stronger nation state--which led to the terrible disasters of Communism and the World Wars.
The combination of collectivist ideas, protectionist interests, war, monetary disorder, and economic crises had converged to discredit the assumptions, beliefs, policies, and practices that had underpinned the liberal economic regime.
The collectivist trick is to hamstring markets and then blame the resulting problems on market failure.
In The New Japan: Debunking Seven Cultural Stereotypes, put out by Intercultural Press in 2002, the psychology professor argues that the typical take on Japanese culture -- collectivist, conscious of the needs of others, dedicated to their jobs, et cetera -- is simply not supported by most data.
This five-choice Likert-type scale is scored such that high scores indicate the tendency to be a collectivist.
Or it may simply have been a declaration of Castro's long-standing commitment to a collectivist, socially useful building programme which has, since the revolution, produced acres of utilitarian building but little of beauty.
According to Hofstede, individualist cultures are societies where individuals are primarily concerned with their own interests and the interests of their immediate families while collectivist cultures tend to emphasize "in-groups" such as the extended family or an organization.
Germany) place greater emphasis on personal goals such as achievement, self-gratification, and stimulation (McCarty and Hattwick, 1992); whereas collectivist societies (e.