Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change

Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change

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Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change is a collection of 21 expert essays on the institutions that transmit cultural values from generation to generation. The essays are an outgrowth of a research project begun by Samuel Huntington and Larry Harrison in their widely discussed book Culture Matters the goal of which is guidelines for cultural change that can accelerate development in the Third World. The essays in this volume cover child rearing, several aspects of education, the world's major religions, the media, political leadership, and development projects. The book is companion volume to Developing Cultures: Case Studies.(0415952808).Behavioral examples, generated by staff and students, of what these virtues a€œlook likea€ and a€œsound like. ... What follows, as just one example, is the story of Kennedy Middle School (Eugene, Oregon), the only middle school to win a Nationalanbsp;...

Title:Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change
Author:Lawrence E. Harrison, Jerome Kagan
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-01-13


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