All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cultural dimensions’
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XVIII. Uncertainty Avoidance, Language and Communication
The fundamental issue here is how a society deals with the fact that the future can never be known: should we try to control the future or just let it happen?
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XVII. Conclusion– Individualism versus Collectivism
Differences in the friendship between Bashar and me on the dimension of individualism/collectivism displayed a similar pattern to Hofstede’s findings on Dutch, Israeli and Arab cultures.
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XVI. Friendship and Politics
One of the major difficulties in our friendship is without doubt its political context, which burdens the friendship in many ways
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XIV. Meals and Other Celebrations
Celebrations are another entry to a different culture. They indicate what is important in life. I will first relate to meals, and afterward to birthdays and weddings.
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XV. Work Attitudes
There is a large difference between Bedouin culture on one side, and North America and Western Europe on the other …
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: XIII. Getting Acquainted
The process of becoming acquainted varies among cultures. I will relate here to the topics of “names” and “greeting behavior.”
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: IX Friendship
Friendships are found in all societies and manifest themselves in a rich variety of culturally dependent ways.
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: VIII. The Palestinians, the Israelis and the Dutch
Much could be written here about interculturality when it comes to Israeli and Palestinian societies, which provide the context of this study.
My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: II. Why Study Intercultural Friendships?
[The text for this essay is taken from: Weishut, D.J.N. (2012) My friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: Challenges and opportunities …