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Developing Cultures - Case Studies, (electronic book)

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Developing Cultures - Case Studies
Title
Developing Cultures - Case Studies
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Language
eng
Summary
''Developing Cultures: Case Studies ''is a collection of 27 essays by a group of leading internationals scholars on the role of culture and cultural change in the evolution of countries and regions around the world. The essays aim to further the exploration of the thesis put forth by Larry Harrison and Samuel Huntington in their widely discussed book Culture Matters which examined the role that culture plays in hindering or accelerating political and economic development in the Third World. This book is a companion volume to Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change (0415952824)
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AU-PeEL
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Harrison, Lawrence E
Dewey number
  • 306.091724
  • 306/.09172/4
LC call number
HM891 .D47 2006eb
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Acculturation
  • Cultural lag
  • Economic development
  • Progress
  • Social change
  • Social values
Label
Developing Cultures - Case Studies, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
  • Front cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Some Reflections on Culture and Development; Part I: Africa; Chapter 1. Explaining Botswana's Success; Chapter 2. Culture and Development: Questions from South Africa1; Chapter 3. The Culture of Development in a Southwestern Nigerian Town; Part II: Confucian Countries; Chapter 4. China's Cultural Renaissance; Chapter 5. Japanese Culture and Postwar Economic Growth; Chapter 6. Values and Development in Singapore; Chapter 7. Market Development, Political Change, and Taiwanese Cultures; Part III: India
  • Chapter 8. India: How a Rich Nation Became Poor and Will Be Rich Again1Part IV: Islam; Chapter 9. Egypt as a Model of Development for the World of Islam; Chapter 10. Cultural Matters and Developmental Dilemmas in Indonesia; Chapter 11. Two Halves DId Not Make a Whole: Pakistan Before and After Bangladesh; Chapter 12. Turkey: Torn Between Two Civilizations; Part V: Latin America; Chapter 13. The Political Values of Development: The Case of Argentina; Chapter 14.The Importance of Culture: The Brazilian Case
  • Chapter 15. Economic Development and the Evolution of National Culture: The Case of ChileChapter 16. Mexico: The Camel and the Needle; Chapter 17. Productive Values and Poverty in Venezula; Part VI: Orthodox/Eastern Europe; Chapter 18. Which Past Matters?: Culture and Economic Development in Eastern Europe After 1989; Chapter 19. Timeless Identity versus Another Final Modernity: Identity Master Myth and Social Change in Georgia; Chapter 20. A Tale of Two Regions: Novgorod and Pskov as Models of Symbolic Development
  • Chapter 21. Cultural Change and Continuity in the Transition from Communism: The Russian CasePart VII: The West; Chapter 22. Scene from a Fast-Food Restaurant: Signs of the Times in Black America and the Path Beyond; Chapter 23. Ireland as the Celtic Tiger: How Did It Happen?; Chapter 24. The Long and Winding Road: The Italian Path to Modernization1; Chapter 25. Culture and the Pursuit of Success: The Case of Quebec in the Twentieth Century; Chapter 26. The Spanish Transition: 1975-82
  • Chapter 27. Strong Governance and Civic Participation: Some Notes on the Cultural Dimension of the Swedish ModelContributors; Index; Back cover
Control code
purchEBL293565
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (550 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780203957004
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Developing Cultures - Case Studies, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
  • Front cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Some Reflections on Culture and Development; Part I: Africa; Chapter 1. Explaining Botswana's Success; Chapter 2. Culture and Development: Questions from South Africa1; Chapter 3. The Culture of Development in a Southwestern Nigerian Town; Part II: Confucian Countries; Chapter 4. China's Cultural Renaissance; Chapter 5. Japanese Culture and Postwar Economic Growth; Chapter 6. Values and Development in Singapore; Chapter 7. Market Development, Political Change, and Taiwanese Cultures; Part III: India
  • Chapter 8. India: How a Rich Nation Became Poor and Will Be Rich Again1Part IV: Islam; Chapter 9. Egypt as a Model of Development for the World of Islam; Chapter 10. Cultural Matters and Developmental Dilemmas in Indonesia; Chapter 11. Two Halves DId Not Make a Whole: Pakistan Before and After Bangladesh; Chapter 12. Turkey: Torn Between Two Civilizations; Part V: Latin America; Chapter 13. The Political Values of Development: The Case of Argentina; Chapter 14.The Importance of Culture: The Brazilian Case
  • Chapter 15. Economic Development and the Evolution of National Culture: The Case of ChileChapter 16. Mexico: The Camel and the Needle; Chapter 17. Productive Values and Poverty in Venezula; Part VI: Orthodox/Eastern Europe; Chapter 18. Which Past Matters?: Culture and Economic Development in Eastern Europe After 1989; Chapter 19. Timeless Identity versus Another Final Modernity: Identity Master Myth and Social Change in Georgia; Chapter 20. A Tale of Two Regions: Novgorod and Pskov as Models of Symbolic Development
  • Chapter 21. Cultural Change and Continuity in the Transition from Communism: The Russian CasePart VII: The West; Chapter 22. Scene from a Fast-Food Restaurant: Signs of the Times in Black America and the Path Beyond; Chapter 23. Ireland as the Celtic Tiger: How Did It Happen?; Chapter 24. The Long and Winding Road: The Italian Path to Modernization1; Chapter 25. Culture and the Pursuit of Success: The Case of Quebec in the Twentieth Century; Chapter 26. The Spanish Transition: 1975-82
  • Chapter 27. Strong Governance and Civic Participation: Some Notes on the Cultural Dimension of the Swedish ModelContributors; Index; Back cover
Control code
purchEBL293565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (550 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780203957004
Specific material designation
remote

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