Un estudio en psicología transcultural: España-Marruecos
This Thesis compares two samples, Moroccan and Spanish in a wide range of
variables: intelligence, personality, motivation, self-competence, social support, wellbeing,
affect, satisfaction with life, family and community, gender roles, values,
evaluation of family, self, man, woman, country, and religion, and finally, feminine and
The statistical analyses were t-test, discriminant, factorial, correlation and regression.
The technique to get the same factors in both samples was based on the Buss and Royce
(1975). The most important results are as follows:
a) Spaniards get higher scores in intelligence than Moroccans
b) Moroccans get higher scores in extraversion than Spaniards, but Spaniards get
higher scores than Moroccans in neuroticism, psychoticims, and rigidity.
c) Moroccans have more external and internal attributions than Spaniards.
d) Spaniards score higher in well-being, friends and associations social support,
satisfaction with life, and community than Moroccans.
e) Family social support and family satisfaction are similar in both samples.
f) Moroccans show a traditional role and Spaniards a feminist role.
g) The values Moroccans follow are achievement, power, tradition, security, and
conformity. Spaniards follow universalism, hedonism, self-competence and
h) The Moroccan masculine stereotype is based in the adjectives: masculine, brave,
strong and independent. Moroccan men do add no more adjective, but Moroccan
women add adventurous and cruel.
The Spanish masculine stereotype for both women and men is based only in the
The Moroccan feminine stereotype is based in the adjective tender, Moroccan
men add no more adjective but Moroccan women add the adjectives passive,
weak, sensitive and dreamer.
The Spanish feminine stereotype is based in the adjective feminine and sexy.
Spanish women add no other adjectives, and Spanish men add the adjective soft.
Analyses made by sex and civil status shown different results in both samples. Values
are the only variables not affected by those analyses.
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Advisor:Díaz Martínez, Amelia
School:Universitat de València
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:personalitat avaluació i tractaments psicològics
Date of Publication:01/31/2007