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" Japanese term amae refers, initially, to the feelings that all normal infants at the breast harbor toward the mother dependence, the desire to be passively loved, the unwillingness to be separated from the warm mother-child circle and cast into a... "
The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture - Page 18
edited by - 2002 - 270 pages
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Understanding Cultures Through Their Key Words : English, Russian, Polish ...

Anna Wierzbicka Professor of Linguistics Australian National University - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 328 pages
...initially, to the feelings that all normal infants at the breast harbour towards the mother dependence, the desire to be passively loved, the unwillingness...circle and cast into a world of objective "reality". It is Dr Doi's basic premise that in a Japanese these feelings are somehow prolonged into and diffused...
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Philosophy of Education: Society and education

Paul Heywood Hirst, Patricia White - Critical pedagogy - 1998 - 456 pages
...tells us refers to the feeling that all normal infants harbor toward the mother. It is described as the 'desire to be passively loved, the unwillingness to be separated from the warm mother child circle.' In contrast 167 to our own quest for independence, which we take to be a universal...
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Culture's Consequences: Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and ...

Geert H. Hofstede - Business & Economics - 2001 - 596 pages
...normal infants at the breast harbor towards the mother dependence, the desire to be passionately loved, the unwillingness to be separated from the...circle and cast into a world of objective "reality." ... In a Japanese [man] these feelings are somehow prolonged into and diffused throughout his adult...
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The Rhetoric of Western Thought

James L. Golden - Rhetoric - 2003 - 527 pages
...This value of interdependence, if taken to the extreme, turns to that of amae, namely "dependence, the desire to be passively loved, the unwillingness to be separated from the mother-child circle and cast into a world of objective 'reality.' "22 The propensity to continue to...
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Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose

Jagdish N. Sheth, Rajendra S. Sisodia, David B. Wolfe - Business & Economics - 2003 - 464 pages
...initially to the feelings that all normal infants at the breast harbor toward the mother dependence, the desire to be passively loved, the unwillingness...separated from the warm mother-child circle and cast into the world of objective 'reality.'"46 The Western focus on self, on the ego, spurns such tight interdependence....
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