|VOLUME 3 (2001), ISSUE 6 (WINTER)
FRANCE AND GERMANY: TWO CULTURAL DESTINIES
This chapter analyzes French and German cultures. It shows that the German culture, which is of a communitarian (collectivistic) type, is impregnated with interdependent social links, which make it less permeable to other cultures and less subject to the dominance of state strategies, while the French culture, being more authoritarian, consists of a "dependent individualism".
Individualism - Collectivism - Authoritarianism
Jacques DEMORGON is a social psychologist, and a Professor Emeritus at the Technological University of Compiègne, France.
This book is the outcome of a collective reflection on immigration and interethnic relationships by a multidisciplinary academic team.
Translation in English by Patrick HUNOUT and Ellen MOORE-BOOHAR.
A part of this book has been realized thanks to the financial support of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the French-German Youth Office.
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