publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Autonomy-connectedness in collectivistic cultures: An exploratory cross-cultural study among Portuguese natives, Cape-Verdean and Chinese people residing in Portugal

Sónia F. Bernardes; Inês Ratinho; Carla Moleiro;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
  • Country: Portugal
WOS:000386402400005 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science) The present investigation focuses on a recent personality trait construct, Autonomy-connectedness. This concept has been proposed as a three-dimensional variable (self-awareness, sensitivity to others, and capacity to manage new situations), which intends to reflect a more gender- and culture- sensitive notion of autonomy rather than a value based on individualism and hegemonic masculinity. Two studies were conducted. Study I (N = 185) aimed to adapt the Autonomy-Connectedness Scale (ACS-30) to Portuguese and evaluate its three dimensions among a Portuguese sample. The subscales showed satisfactory reliability an...
free text keywords: Autonomy-connectedness, Culture, Gender, Cross-cultural, Personality, attachment, Acculturation, Developmental psychology, Portuguese, language.human_language, language, Psychology, Cultural group selection, Ethnic group, Cultural diversity, Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, Social psychology, Collectivism, Hegemonic masculinity
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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