American Cultural Patterns: A Cross-Cultural Perspective by Edward C. Stewart, Milton J. Bennett

By Edward C. Stewart, Milton J. Bennett

A enormously increased research of the 1972 vintage via Edward Stewart, Stewart and Bennett introduce new cross-cultural comparisons drawn from contemporary study on worth platforms, notion psychology, cultural anthropology, and intercultural communique. American cultural qualities are remoted out, analyzed, and in comparison with parallel features of different cultures to find implications for cross-cultural interaction.

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This learn of yankee behavioural and suggestion styles analyzes Americans' perceptual techniques and the way they distinction with the methods of deliberating different cultures. The textual content covers language and non-verbal behaviour and breaks down cultural styles into 4 dimensions: type of task, kind of social family members, belief of the realm, and notion of the self. This research is helping the reader study the cultural dimensions of conversation and their implications for cross-cultural interplay.

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Economy would be a showstopper. Keeping in mind that macroeconomic forecasts (like weather forecasts) are notoriously unreliable, it appears that the United States will experience slower growth in the decade after the 2008 financial crisis. S. economic growth to average about two percent in 2014. This is lower than the average over the past several decades but roughly the same as the average rate over the past ten years. S. economy had run out of steam and that Germany and Japan were overtaking the United States.

S. power or surpass it. Some draw analogies to the challenge that imperial Germany posed to the United Kingdom at the beginning of the last century. A recent book (by Martin Jacques) is even titled When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order. Goldman Sachs has projected that the total size of China’s economy will surpass that of the United States in 2027. Yet China has a long way to go to equal the power resources of the United States, and it still faces many obstacles to its development.

The United States has seen significant agricultural innovation, too, and its openness to globalization, if it continues, will also drive up productivity. 25 percent in the next decade. In terms of investment in research and development, the United States was the world leader in 2007, with $369 billion, followed by all of Asia ($338 billon) and the European Union ($263 billion). 7 percent of its GDP on research and development, nearly double what China spent (but slightly less than the 3 percent spent by Japan and South Korea).

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