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Culture and Politics
A Comparative Approach



ISBN 9781138735699
Published June 6, 2019 by Routledge
376 Pages

 
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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.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Abbreviations

Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Does Culture Matter?

Part I: Culture and Outcomes

‘Culture’ and the Concepts of Culture

2. What Culture Matters For: Outcomes

Part II: Ethnicity

Introduction

3. Ethnic Groups and Nations

4. Outcomes of Ethnicity

Part III: Civilizations

Introduction

5. Civilizations and Major Types of Religion

6. Religion and Its Outcomes

Part IV: Legacies

Introduction

7. Historical Legacies and Colonial Heritage

8. Family Structure and Democracy

Part V: Universal Values

Introduction

9. Universal Values: Three Main Theories

10. Value Orientations: How Real Are They?

11. Conclusion: The Impact of Culture on Outcomes

Appendices

Appendix A: Macro Data Set: Variable List

Appendix B: Regional Data Set: Variable List

Appendix C: Micro Data Set: Variable List

References

Index

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