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ROLE OF THE ECONOMY?
Compete with other clans for pastures Steal each other's livestock Cross farmers' lands and clash with the owners Must stand their ground: be outspoken and assertive PASTORALISTS: CULTURE OF HONOR (Nisbett & Cohen, 1996)
Must collectively manage complex irrigation systems Must be able to work with others Must avoid clashes and conflicts Must keep a low profile and be adaptable and flexible RICE CULTIVATORS: CULTURE OF ADAPTATION
Nationally representative samples ( per nation) Nearly 100 nations studied Surveys of values, beliefs, attitudes Latest data:
Religious or atheist: RELIGIOUS - ATHEIST Happy or not: HAPPY - UNHAPPY Proud of nation or notPROUD - HUMBLE Control life or notFREE - CONSTRAINED Follow others or be yourselfADAPTABLE - INVARIANT Live up to expectations or not CONSISTENT - FLEXIBLE Trust people or notTRUSTING - DISTRUSTFUL WORLD VALUES SURVEY SELF-DESCRIPTIONS