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The girl at the baggage claim : explaining the East-West culture gap / Gish Jen.

Jen, Gish, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

"A personal, provocative, informative, and entertaining study of the different idea Asians and Westerners have of the self and how this plays out in our differing approaches to art, learning, politics, business, and almost everything else." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 306 .J512g 2017 (Text) 37814003256014 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/09/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 306.4 JEN (Text) 33892006196613 NON-FICTION Book None 04/17/2017 Checked out 07/13/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101947821
  • ISBN: 1101947829
  • Physical Description: xviii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: We edit the world -- Three edits -- A telling irritation -- Some helpful background -- Part II: The flexi-self -- What is a flexi-self? -- Boundary blurring -- The genius and the master -- Testing, testing -- Patterns and training -- Part III: The big pit self -- How WEIRD we are -- America, an explanation -- Part IV: Meetings and mixings -- Our talking, our selves -- In praise of Ambidependence -- Greatness in two flavors.
Summary, etc.:
"A personal, provocative, informative, and entertaining study of the different idea Asians and Westerners have of the self and how this plays out in our differing approaches to art, learning, politics, business, and almost everything else." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: East and West.
Social psychology.
Culture conflict.
Culture.
International relations.
International economic relations.

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