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Describes Filipino lifestyles and value systems from an anthropological perspective.
Shows points of potential conflict between North American and Filipino cultures, and emphasizes the importance of observing a society's norms to ensure satisfactory relationships.
1. Making Contact with the Filipino
2. The Family
3. The Alliance
4. Linking Alliances
5. The Nation
7. The Behavior of Status
9. The Reciprocal Relationship
10. The Role of the Intermediary
11. Conflict and Conflict Resolution
13. A Value Profile
15. Orientation to Bicultural Living
Appendix 1. A Survey of Filippine History
Appendix 2. History of Lipa City