EL KAROUNI, Ilyess (2007): INSTITUTIONAL Change as Cultural Change. An Illustration by Chinese Postsocialist Transformation.
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Culture of a society reflects its social values. So, through Chinese experience, we want to show that institutional change is not only an economic or a political process but fundamentally a cultural one. It is therefore based on a change in values and mentalities. Like in a chemical reaction, we discern initial conditions, factors which triggered the reaction, catalysts and elements of synthesis. Chinese institutional change per se derived from a cultural shock induced by the Chinese economic, political and cultural opening which acts as trigger. The remain paper deals with the other elements of the process.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||INSTITUTIONAL Change as Cultural Change. An Illustration by Chinese Postsocialist Transformation|
|Keywords:||China; institutional change; culture; causality|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P21 - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z10 - General
P - Economic Systems > P5 - Comparative Economic Systems > P51 - Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B41 - Economic Methodology
|Depositing User:||Ilyess EL KAROUNI|
|Date Deposited:||14. May 2008 00:44|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 05:16|
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