The Place of Values in Cross-Cultural Studies:
The Example of Democracy and China
The proper role of the investigator's values in social scientific and historical studies is no longer as intensely debated as it once was. So far as I
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Adam's parents arrived, and he
learned from some of my mistakes while repeating others. They stayed
in Chongqing's Holiday Inn, but they caught the same kind of slow
boat and had the same taxi adventures. And at the beginning his pare
Gao Reading Guide
Gao, Ge and Stella Ting-Toomey. Communicating Effectively with the Chinese. Sage Publications:
Thousand Oaks, CA. 1998.
Self-OTHER Perspective and Communication
1. How do individualist and collectivist cultures differ?
2. What is the dif
Lampton Reading Notes
Lampton, David M. Same Bed, Different Dreams: Managing U.S. China Relations 1989-2000.
University of California Press: Berkeley. 2001. p. 249-267
1. How does America understand its role in the world?
2. How does Lampton cha
Brookings U.S. China Reading Guide
Liberthal, Kenneth and Wang Jisi. Addressing U.S. China Strategic Distrust. John L. Thornton China
Center Monograph Series. Number 4. March 2012. p. vi xiii.
Solomon Reading Notes
Solomon, Richard H. Chinese Political Negotiating Behavior 1967-1984. RAND: Santa Monica,
CA. 1995. Accessed online at http:/www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_reports/2006/MR663.pdf
Summary: p. ix - xv (PDF p. 11-17)
1. What factors does S
Nathan Reading Notes
Nathan, Andrew J. The Place of Values in Cross-Cultural Studies: The Example of Democracy and
China. Ideas Across Cultures: Essays on Chinese Thought in Honor of Benjamin I. Schwartz. ed. Paul
A. Cohen and Merle Goldman. 1990.
Rule of law- if someone broke the law, they would punish
Lao Zi 500 - 600 B.C.E.
Zhuang Zi (365 - 290 BCE)
Dao De Jing
Book of Virtue and The Way
Gives you advice on how you should run your government
Religious: talk about personal transformation if you
Main topographic regions: mountains and high plateau, plateau and deserts, northern lowlands
and southern lowlands.
Differences between North and South: North china is mainly flat plains, grasslands and desert.
South china is warm and rainy enough to grow
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