Establishing cultural differentiation
Synonyms: Applying cultural relativity
Description: Emphasizing the uniqueness of each culture, the uninterpretability of any culture item apart from its cultural context, and the unlikely validity of any simple law regarding cultural human nature.
Claim: Higher-order interactions, complex interdependencies, highly contingent dependencies characterize the relationships among the aspects of culture and personality. Judgments must therefore be based on experience, and experience is interpreted by each individual in terms of his own enculturation.
Type Classification: C: Cross-sectoral strategies