The Independence Paradox

Jessica Salvatore, Deborah A. Prentice

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5 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRebels in Groups
Subtitle of host publicationDissent, Deviance, Difference and Defiance
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405196857
StatePublished - May 8 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Psychology


  • 'The collective,' from founder of objectivism - a philosophy of radical individualism
  • Correlates of independent self-construal
  • Independent self-construal - and cognitive revolution of mid-1970s
  • Individual differences in independent self-construal - relating meaningfully and predictably to individual and social functioning
  • Markus and kitayama, saying within any given culture - dominant ideas manifest in how culture members come to perceive themselves
  • Rand's collective to north american societies - acts of independence, a paradoxical status
  • Rand's disciples, 'organize an objectivist gang' - the galts, promoting and enacting individualism
  • Self-regulation of independence
  • The collective, illustration - of what we refer to as the independence paradox
  • The independence paradox

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