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Rising Tide: Gender Equality and Cultural Change Around the World

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The twentieth century gave rise to profound changes in traditional sex roles. This study reveals how modernization has changed cultural attitudes towards gender equality and analyzes the political consequences. It systematically compares attitudes towards gender equality worldwide, comparing almost 70 nations, ranging from rich to poor, agrarian to postindustrial. This vol ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published 2010 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2003)
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BDT
Feb 16, 2014 rated it it was ok
Thoroughly researched and stats heavy, I still felt that something was missing in the book's causal link between shifting gender equality/roles and cultural change. Inglehart is a brilliant mind, so this is worth reading for students of Political Science.
secondwomn
Mar 13, 2009 rated it did not like it
Shelves: school, 2009
for my gender, leadership, and management class. if i were a stats junkie, i might feel differently about this. or if i believed that secular capitalism could solve all the world's ills. blech.
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Ronald F. Inglehart (born September 5, 1934) is a political scientist at the University of Michigan. He is director of the World Values Survey, a global network of social scientists who have carried out representative national surveys of the publics of over 80 societies on all six inhabited continents, containing 90 percent of the world's population. The first wave of surveys for this project was ...more