Trump’s Impact: The End of Sameness

Lawrence Mead

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    Abstract

    In his startling run for president, Donald Trump dared to question the official orthodoxy that all races and ethic groups are the same. He is correct in that most seriously poor, many immigrants, and the radicals we face overeas all come from outside the West. Thus, according to world cultures research, they are much less individualist and more conformist than most Americans. This cultural difference goes far to explain the major challenges the United States faces both at home and abroad. But Trump’s bold challenge offers no easy solutions.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)14-17
    Number of pages4
    JournalSociety
    Volume54
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Feb 1 2017

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    Keywords

    • Culture
    • Failed states
    • Immigration
    • Poverty

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