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Culture matters : how values shape human progress  Cover Image Book Book

Culture matters : how values shape human progress

Huntington, Samuel P. (Added Author). Harrison, Lawrence E. (Added Author).

Summary: "Prominent scholars and journalists ponder the question of why, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the world is more divided than ever between the rich and the poor, between those living in freedom and those under oppression."

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  • ISBN: 0465031757
  • ISBN: 9780465031757
  • ISBN: 0465031765
  • ISBN: 9780465031764
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    xxxiv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Culture makes almost all the difference / David Landes -- Attitudes, values, beliefs, and the microeconomics of prosperity / Michael E. Porter -- Notes on a new sociology of economic development / Jeffrey Sachs -- A cultural typology of economic development / Mariano Grondona -- Culture and the behavior of elites in Latin America / Carlos Alberto Montaner -- Does Africa need a cultural adjustment program? / Daniel Etounga-Manguelle -- Culture and democracy / Ronald Inglehart -- Social capital / Francis Fukuyama -- Corruption, culture, and markets / Seymour Martin Lipset and Gabriel Salman Lenz -- Traditional beliefs and practices: Are some better than others? / Robert B. Edgerton -- Culture, childhood, and progress in Sub-Saharan Africa / Thomas S. Weisner -- Moral maps, "first world" conceits, and the new evangelists / Richard A. Shweder -- Culture, gender, and human rights / Barbara Crossette -- Culture, institutions, and gender inequality in Latin America / Mala Htun -- Taking culture seriously: a framework and an Afro-American illustration / Orlando Patterson -- Disaggregating culture / Nathan Glazer -- Law, family ties, and the East Asian way of business / Dwight H. Perkins -- "Asian values": from dynamos to dominoes? / Lucian W. Pye -- Multiple modernities: a preliminary inquiry into the implications of East Asian modernity / Tu Wei-ming -- Changing the mind of a nation: elements in a process for creating prosperity / Michael Fairbanks -- Culture, mental models, and national prosperity / Stace Lindsay -- Promoting progressive cultural change / Lawrence E. Harrison.
Subject: Social values
Social values

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