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Is there a gap between the values of the United States and some other Western European states ?

http://www.pewglobal.org/2011/11/17/the-american-western-european-values-gap/

This article compares the attitudes of people from the US, Britain, Germany, France and Spain in the following areas :

  1. Individualism & the role of the state
  2. The use of military force to maintain order in the world
  3. The need for UN approval
  4. Isolationism vs engagement
  5. Cultural superiority
  6. Religiosity
  7. Helping others vs achieving own goals
  8. Attitude towards homosexuality
  9. National Identity
  10. Success & Freewill

 

Here is a NYT article that compares French and American quality of family life :

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/29/opinion/29krugman.html?hp=&pagewanted=print&_r=0

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