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In Jews, Confucians, and Protestants: Cultural Capital and the End of Multiculturalism, Lawrence E. Harrison takes the politically incorrect stand that not all cultures are created equally. Analyzing the performance of 117 countries, grouped by predominant religion, Harrison argues for the superiority of those cultures that emphasize Jewish, Confucian, or Protestant values.
Lawrence E. Harrison is the author of Undervelopment is a State of Mind (Madison Books), The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself (Oxford), and coeditor, with Samuel P. Huntington of Culture Matters-How Values Shape Human Progress (Perseus).
Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Cultural Capital Defined Chapter 2: Why Jews, Confucians, and Protestants? Chapter 3: Jews Chapter 4: Confucians Chapter 5: Protestants Chapter 6: Other High Achievers I: Basques and Sikhs Chapter 7: Other High Achievers II: Mormons and Ismailis Chapter 8: Catholic Latin America Chapter 9: Latino Immigration into the United States Chapter 10: African Americans Chapter 11: What to Do
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