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emic

 [e´mik]
pertaining to expressions, perceptions, beliefs, and practices that are specific to a given cultural system; an emic view of a cultural system is a description from the perspective of the participant in the system, rather than that of the observer. See also etic.

EMIC

emergency maternal and infant care.

emic

(e'mik)
In anthropology and transcultural nursing, rel. to a type of disease analysis that focuses on the culture of the patient. The emic perspective emphasizes the subjective experience and cultural beliefs pertinent to the illness experience. For example, in psychiatric settings in the southeastern U.S., many patients believe that their illness is caused by a spell or curse from evil spirits. In these cases, a health care worker using an emic perspective would ask an indigenous health care provider to consult with the patient in addition to providing care within the traditional health care system.
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For instance, instead of adopting the prevalent approach of starting the analysis with pre-determined social categories (etic/intercategorical approach) such as gender, race/ethnicity, and class of skilled immigrants and exploring intersectionality among them, we can use an emic approach that recognizes the historical and geographical context of skilled immigration in Canada.
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In an effort to study both emic and etic dimensions of religious coping, the study also analyzes these responses within the framework of Pargament and colleagues' (1998; 2000) religious coping constructs to determine responses that are consistent with findings across other cultures (etic) and to identify and describe responses that are culturally specific to Guatemala and Kenya (emic).
It presents an analytic framework that draws on etic (outsider) and emic (insider) perspectives, and illustrates how each perspective is (re)presented in different forms of media.