sociocentric

so·ci·o·cen·tric

(sō'sē-ō-sen'trik),
Outgoing; reactive to the social or cultural milieu.
[socio- + L. centrum, center]

so·ci·o·cen·tric

(sō'sē-ō-sen'trik)
Outgoing; reactive to the social or cultural milieu.
[socio- + L. centrum, center]
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This account is not only comprehensive, but also critical, and it manages to propose novel ideas such as the understanding of deixis as a sociocentric phenomenon.
Often, these feelings are magnified for refugees from sociocentric cultures who are adjusting to new reference groups that may emphasize individualism (Bemak & Greenberg, 1994; Bhugra, 2004).
Many approaches regard the four-section sociocentric systems of many parts of Australia as thoroughly integrated with Kariera kinship and marriage.
Annalisa Socievole, Salvatore Marano, Exploring User Sociocentric and Egocentric Behaviors in Online and Detected Social Networks, University of CalabriaRende, Italy.
As an example of the second way of viewing this contrast, Shweder & Bourne define the egocentric self (the individualist self) as "some idealized, autonomous, abstract individual existing free of society yet living in society," while they define the sociocentric self (the collectivist self) as one whose individual interests "take second place to the good of the collectivity.
Alyawarr has a section system with four sociocentric categories (Green 1992), whereas other Arandic groups have a subsection system with eight socio-centric categories.
The second wave saw a shift of thrust from the rural to the urban and from nature to environment prompting the discipline to be sociocentric.
The conservatives' basic social unit is the family rather than the individual, and they favour the sociocentric society, which stresses interests and ethics of community and divinity over individual rights.
35) But many university priest-prophets welcome the wide-open permissiveness of a utopian Society answerable only to itself, a permissiveness that permits them to write old moral and philosophic truths out of existence as they enshrine new ones in their Sociocentric New Bible.