Culture Matters How Values Shape Human Progress

ISBN-10: 0465031765

ISBN-13: 9780465031764

Edition: 2000

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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Table and Illustrations
Foreword: Cultures Count
Introduction: Why Culture Matters
Culture and Economic Development
Culture Makes Almost All the Difference
Attitudes, Values, Beliefs, and the Microeconomics of Prosperity
Notes on a New Sociology of Economic Development
A Cultural Typology of Economic Development
Culture and the Behavior of Elites in Latin America
Does Africa Need a Cultural Adjustment Program?
Culture and Political Development
Culture and Democracy
Social Capital
Corruption, Culture, and Markets
The Anthropological Debate
Traditional Beliefs and Practices--Are Some Better than Others?
Culture, Childhood, and Progress in Sub-Saharan Africa
Moral Maps, "First World" Conceits, and the New Evangelists
Culture and Gender
Culture, Gender, and Human Rights
Culture, Institutions, and Gender Inequality in Latin America
Culture and American Minorities
Taking Culture Seriously: A Framework and an Afro-American Illustration
Disaggregating Culture
The Asian Crisis
Law, Family Ties, and the East Asian Way of Business
"Asian Values": From Dynamos to Dominoes?
Multiple Modernities: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Implications of East Asian Modernity
Promoting Change
Changing the Mind of a Nation: Elements in a Process for Creating Prosperity
Culture, Mental Models, and National Prosperity
Promoting Progressive Cultural Change
Biographical Sketches of Contributors
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