The Conceptualization and Operationalization of Cultural Tolerance: Adopting Positive Psychology Perspective

Linoa, Mitshel and H.M. Hashim, Intan and Ricardoc, Ricky (2017) The Conceptualization and Operationalization of Cultural Tolerance: Adopting Positive Psychology Perspective. In: Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS) 2017. School of Social Sciences, USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, pp. 213-220. ISBN 9789671544013

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    Abstract

    Tolerance is a concept commonly found in field of study such as sociology, political sociology, multiculturalism and liberalism, but not in positive psychology. This concept paper aims to conceptualize and operationalize cultural tolerance by adopting positive psychology perspective. It begins with reviewing past literatures on tolerance from various perspective and comparing the definitions, complexities, challenges and gaps. Through addressing the conceptual gaps of tolerance from various perspectives and taking into consideration the positive psychology philosophy and theories, a distinctive concept and operational definition of cultural tolerance from positive psychology are presented.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H1-99 Social sciences (General)
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Sains Kemasyarakatan (School of Social Sciences) > Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS)
    Koleksi Penganjuran Persidangan (Conferences Collection) > Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS)
    Depositing User: Puan Sukmawati Muhamad
    Date Deposited: 22 May 2018 11:20
    Last Modified: 22 May 2018 11:20
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/40511

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