Living in Different Cultures

Living in Different Cultures

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Overview

Living in Different Cultures by Tamar Frankel is a memoir-like collection of keen observations of global culture. Vignettes by the Israeli-born distinguished legal scholar, now 93, guide those from different cultures on how to respect each other and live in harmony.

Frankel writes from nine decades of clear-eyed observing. Born in pre-Israel Palestine on July 4, 1925, she served in the Hagenah underground defense force, graduated from law school, served in the Israeli Air Force and helped the new nation of Israel draft its first set of civil laws before moving to the United States to practice law. Becoming in 1968 the first woman on the Boston University Law School faculty, she has taught there for 50 years – with time out to help devise the internet’s legal structure and officially advise the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781888215496
Publisher: Fathom Pub. Co.
Publication date: 04/05/2019
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,318,402
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introdution

Part One Personal Background

Chapter 1 Palestine: Immigrants to the Land of Their Dreams

Chapter 2 Palestine 1935-1940

Chapter 3 Cultures and Values Regardless of Religion

Chapter 4 A Powerful Group Culture: Adoption Case

Chapter 5 A Culture of Protective Relationships

Chapter 6 The View and Status of Women

Chapter 7 Attitude Toward Age and Education

Chapter 8 Culture of Self-Defense: Consequences of Bringing People Together. The Haganah

Chapter 9 Army in Israel Today: Cementing Disparate Groups into a Nation

Chapter 10 National Values and Principles

Chapter 11 “Lawyering” in Mandatory Palestine

Chapter 12 A Legal System for Many Cultures: The Ministry of Justice

Chapter 13 The Air Force

Chapter 14 Facing and Reacting to Different Cultures

Chapter 15 Value and Limits of Arguments, Manners

Chapter 16Role of Music in Bringing People Together

Chapter 17 Adjusting to a New Mix of Cultures

Part Two An Israeli in America

Chapter 18 Coming to America in 1949

Chapter 19 Coming to America in 1963: Loss of Identity

Chapter 20 Living in America Permanently: How Did Life Change?

Chapter 21 Learning the Culture of Financial Institutions

Chapter 22 Being a Professional Woman in America

Chapter 23 Visiting, Advising, and Teaching in Different Countries and Cultures

Part Three Conclusions

Chapter 24 What Is Culture?

Chapter 25 Approach to Interacting with Other Cultures

Chapter 26 How Can Cultural Differences Be Managed?

Chapter 27 Achieving Change or Adaptation of a Culture

Chapter 28 Building Relationships with People of Other Cultures

Endnotes

Index

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