TITLE

CULTURE SHOCK: Less prosim, more non serviam needed

AUTHOR(S)
Nicholson, Tom
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Slovak Spectator;6/25/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 25, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ponders on Slovaks' respect for authority. Expressions of Slovaks' respect for officialdom; Information on a 1999 survey by sociologist Vladimir Krivy on attitudes toward authority; Image of the police; Incidents that show how Slovak authority defended the country's power structure.
ACCESSION #
4914165

 

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