What Makes us Different and Similar • A New Interpretation of the World Values Survey and Other Cross-Cultural Data
"Globalization seems pervasive. So, one might think, the world's cultures must be converging into one homogenized global value system. But they are not... We not only find no evidence of convergence - we actually find that the gap between the value systems of rich and poor countries has been growing, not shrinking."
Ronald Inglehart, Chairman of the World Values Survey Executive Committee