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By Violetta Zentai,János Mátyás Kovács

Does capitalism rising in jap Europe desire as stable ethnic or non secular foundations as another “Great adjustments” long ago? it seems that, you'll turn into an actor of the hot capitalist video game with out belonging to the German, Jewish, or, to take a well timed instance, chinese language minority. Nor does one need to visit a Protestant church each Sunday, repeat Confucian truisms whilst falling asleep, or research Adam Smith’s teachings at the virtues of the industry in a enterprise direction. He/she could persist with sure quasi-capitalist workouts obtained in the course of communism and import capitalist tradition (more precisely, numerous capitalist cultures) within the type of down-to-earth cultural practices embedded in freshly borrowed monetary and political associations. Does capitalism come from open air? Why do then such a lot of analysts discuss hybridization?

This quantity bargains empirical insights into the present cultural background of the japanese eu economies in 3 fields: entrepreneurship, nation governance and financial technology. The chapters are in accordance with huge case experiences ready within the framework of an eight-country study undertaking (funded through the eu fee, and directed together by means of the heart for Public coverage on the primary ecu college and the Institute for Human Sciences) on East-West cultural encounters within the ex-communist economies.

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