Ethnicity and Contemporary U.S. Culture: A Meta-Analytic Investigation of Horizontal–Vertical Individualism–Collectivism. Jose H. Vargas, M.A. & Markus Kemmelmeier, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno April 24, 2009. Current Trends, Cultural Implications and Research Goals. Current Trends :
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Ethnicity and Contemporary U.S. Culture: A Meta-Analytic Investigation of Horizontal–Vertical Individualism–Collectivism
Jose H. Vargas, M.A. & Markus Kemmelmeier, Ph.D.
University of Nevada, Reno
April 24, 2009
*TWO IMPORTANT STUDIES*
*Most mean weighted effect sizes (MWESs) exceeded alpha = .70
*Except for EurAm, non-sig Qwi stats suggest ‘homogeneity’ of MWESs
*For all 4 groups, HC and VI scales function similarly
*Six “paired comparison types”
*Only two stat sig. effects (in bold)
*All but 4 ‘corr coefficients’ were stat sig. in positive direction
*One ‘corr coefficient’ was stat sig. in negative direction
*Data suggest that the 4 HVIC subscales are less ‘orthogonal’ than previously argued
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