Cultural Differences in a Globalizing World

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Emerald Group Publishing, 2011 - Political Science - 293 pages
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This text explains the relationship between national culture and national differences in crucially important phenomena, such as speed of economic growth, murder rates, and educational achievement.
 

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Contents

1 The Study of Culture and its Origins
1
2 Major CrossCultural Studies
45
3 Industry versus Indulgence
51
4 Monumentalism versus Flexumility
93
5 Hypometropia versus Prudence
137
6 Exclusionism versus Universalism
179
7 A Cultural Map of the World
225
8 Conclusions and Final Remarks
237
Research Notes
241
References
257
About the Author
281
Author Index
283
Subject Index
291
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