cultural variations of attachment

the cultural variations of attachment in germany, israel and japan


  • try to make children independant by withdrawing love and attention and by ignoring them
  • makes them have more type A children (shy and withdrawn) the the american strange situation study
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  • some israeli children live on a communal farm called a kibbutz and are looked after by adults who aren't family members
  • a watch woman looks after agroup of children, meaning children become attention seeking as they compete for the watch womans attention
  • this leads to a higher number of children becoming type C
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  • practice amae, where children are strapped to their mother and are never left alone
  • lots of type C children as children aren't used to being left alone, so if they are they become attention seeking
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