Role Differentiation in Achievement-Oriented Cultures

Fred Strodtbeck, “Family Interaction, Values, and Achievement,” in Talent and Society: New Perspectives in the Identification of Talent, Princeton, Van Notrand Company, 1958, 146

In…”achievement-oriented” cultures there tends to be greater role differentiation—greater stress in childhood on achievement skills for boys and other skills, such as obedience and nurturance, for girls.

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