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etic

 [et´ik]
pertaining to expressions, perceptions, beliefs, and practices that are universal, or at least shared by several cultural groups; an etic view of a cultural system is one from the perspective of an outsider, based on universal and generalized explanations of behavior, rather than the perspective of the members of the system under study. See also emic.

etic

(e'tik)
In anthropology and transcultural nursing, related to a kind of analysis that relies on objective criteria; the description of an illness by an observer of a phenomenon rather than by someone experiencing that phenomenon.
See: emic
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Keywords Cultural differences * Emic and etic * Poland and Germany * Qualitative methodology
In 2006, the ETIC organized a training program on dam safety in collaboration with the UNESCO for professionals from Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
At the same time, however, an etic perspective could promote a colonization of Christian communities by scientific value systems.
The etic positive religious coping style of Religious Helping consistent with Pargament et al.
The ISM argues instead that Quest reflects etic ideological assumptions that are not fully compatible with the emic perspectives of Christianity and other traditional religions including Islam.
However, the ETIC is not expected to invite another carrier to invest in JAL at this stage.
But they are continuing to iron out details with ETIC amid calls to enable part of the waived debt to be swapped for equity so that the banks can recover some of their losses if JAL returns to profitability.
The ETIC estimated the liabilities of JAL exceed its assets by more than $9.
In the etic approach we observe from outside and use comparative data-their gross domestic product is half ours, their disease rate is twice ours, etc.
Her research goals are twofold: 'to develop an understanding of the way the ancient elite Maya classified, constructed, occupied, and cognized a type of space that they themselves have categorized', and, 'to show in what ways emic categories from Maya texts are relevant for archaeologists by comparing them to etic classifications applied to ancient architecture' (p.
Prolegomena to a Christian Encounter with Contemporary Druidry: An Etic Perspective on the Revival of a European Native Religion and Its Relationship to the Western Religious Landscape.
She said: ``At South Sefton, we recently set up a multidisciplinary diab etic team to offer support.