This title was first published in 2002: Examining problems that have caused much debate within political science, this book seeks to identify a proper place for the analysis of culture and values within political science. It goes on to explore the impact of globalization upon society.
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Does Culture Matter?
Part I: Culture and Outcomes
1. ‘Culture’ and the Concepts of Culture
2. What Culture Matters For: Outcomes
Part II: Ethnicity
3. Ethnic Groups and Nations
4. Outcomes of Ethnicity
Part III: Civilizations
5. Civilizations and the Major Types of Religion
6. Religion and its Outcomes
Part IV: Legacies
7. Historical Legacies and the Colonial Heritage
8. Family Structure and Democracy
Part V: Universal Values
9. Universal Values: Three Main Theories
10. Value Orientations: How Real Are They?
11. Gender (Sex) as a Major Cultural Cleavage
12. Conclusion: The Impact of Culture on Outcomes
Appendix A: Macro Data Set: Variable List
Appendix B: Regional Data Set: Variable List
Appendix C: Micro Data Set: Variable List
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