Some characteristics of individualistic cultures include placing a high value on independence, favoring individual rights over communal goals and equal power sharing across the culture. Collectivism is the opposite of an... More »

Individualistic culture is when the culture focuses on the individual's needs and looks for happiness on an individual level before looking to the group. An example of an individualistic culture would be the United State... More »

An individualistic political culture is one where individual liberties and the right to pursue personal happiness are the dominant concerns and primary political virtues. Philosophically, these values are perhaps best re... More »

The main characteristic of cultural imperialism is that the cultural products of a first-world country "invade and conquer" the culture of a third-world country. It has been a significant focus of study since the 1970s. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

The American Indian Movement is an organization whose two main goals are to protect the rights of Native Americans and perpetuate the spiritual and cultural independence of the Native peoples. This organization is a form... More »

Individuals can show respect to cultures different than their own by educating themselves about the culture's ideals, opening their mind to new ideas and taking part in activities that are meaningful in the people's live... More »

Brazilian culture is rich and varied due to its long history of absorbing elements from many other cultures, including African, Portuguese and indigenous traditions. During the colonial era, many Portuguese settlers marr... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions