Clash!: How To Thrive In A Multicultural World

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Clash!: How To Thrive In A Multicultural World

by Alana Conner, Hazel Rose Markus

Plume | June 24, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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“If you fear that cultural, political, and class differences are tearing America apart, read this important book.” —Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D., author of The Righteous Mind
 
Who will rule in the twenty-first century: allegedly more disciplined Asians, or allegedly more creative Westerners? Can women rocket up the corporate ladder without knocking off the men? How can poor kids get ahead when schools favor the rich?
As our planet gets smaller, cultural conflicts are becoming fiercer. Rather than lamenting our multicultural worlds, Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner reveal how we can leverage our differences to mend the rifts in our workplaces, schools, and relationships, as well as on the global stage.
Provocative, witty, and painstakingly researched, Clash! not only explains who we are, it also envisions who we could become.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 8.14 × 5.39 × 0.72 in

Published: June 24, 2014

Publisher: Plume

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142180939

ISBN - 13: 9780142180938

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Clash!: How To Thrive In A Multicultural World

by Alana Conner, Hazel Rose Markus

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 8.14 × 5.39 × 0.72 in

Published: June 24, 2014

Publisher: Plume

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142180939

ISBN - 13: 9780142180938

From the Publisher

“If you fear that cultural, political, and class differences are tearing America apart, read this important book.” —Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D., author of The Righteous Mind
 
Who will rule in the twenty-first century: allegedly more disciplined Asians, or allegedly more creative Westerners? Can women rocket up the corporate ladder without knocking off the men? How can poor kids get ahead when schools favor the rich?
As our planet gets smaller, cultural conflicts are becoming fiercer. Rather than lamenting our multicultural worlds, Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner reveal how we can leverage our differences to mend the rifts in our workplaces, schools, and relationships, as well as on the global stage.
Provocative, witty, and painstakingly researched, Clash! not only explains who we are, it also envisions who we could become.

About the Author

Hazel Rose Markus, PhD is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Alana Conner, PhD, is an experimental cultural psychologist, science communicator, and former senior editor of the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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This book is a passkey that opens many doors. Using one simple principle, Clash! explain some of the most bedeviling cultural divides in our workplaces and communities.  It''s mandatory reading for teachers, managers, and parents who want to raise their kids to succeed in a multicultural world.   —Chip Heath, PhD, coauthor, Decisive: How To Make Better Choices in Life and Work and Switch: How To Change When Change Is Hard   “ Clash! offers deep insights into how our cultures and culture clashes make us who we are, and how that matters for success in the 21st century. Everyone should read this book.” —Carol S. Dweck, PhD, author of Mindset   If you fear that cultural, political, and class differences are tearing America apart, read this important book to learn how we can turn some of our differences into strengths. --Jonathan Haidt, PhD, author of The Righteous Mind;   What a brilliant, eye-opening book!  Filled with insight, and based on fascinating original research, Clash! offers a way to understand and break through some of the deepest cultural divides of our time. It''s a page-turner -- fun, witty, engagingly written.” —Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother   "In these days of heedless enthusiasm for gene maps and brain scans, Clash! reminds us that human beings are, above all, culture-bearing, culture-sharing, and culture-shaping animals. This thoroughly engaging book shows tha
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