The transcultural model defines us as beings belonging to a single species with the same iden.y, which is a hybrid and metalinguistic iden.y and the result of multiple cultural interactions..THREE MODELS OFUALITY: DRIVES, IDEN.IES. AND PRACTICES*. ARLENE STEIN. University of California, Berkeley. During the last half of this .In mind is the profusion of iden.ies in economic models, coupled with the unfailing exhortation to students never to confuse iden.ies with behaviour relations .