A cultural analysis of romania an eastern european country

In high-context communication, a message cannot be understood without a great deal of background information. Attitudes toward religious minorities in the region go hand in hand with differing conceptions of national identity.

As regards the opera institutions, performances and spectators in East Europe, Romania is on one of the first places.

European attitudes towards muslims

Across the continent, Europeans mostly say religion and government should be kept separate. In fact, some experts suggest that the former Austro-Hungarian Empire ruled by the Habsburgs left some still visible traces in most eastern European nations that inherited its territories a century ago, including Romania, and this old legacy could explain why people from different sides of the former border vote, work and behave differently. Download publication. But a general East-West pattern is also apparent on at least one other measure of nationalism: cultural chauvinism. In Bosnia, roughly half of the population is Muslim, while Russia and Bulgaria have sizable Muslim minority populations. In Western Europe, there are a variety of reasons why many adults who were raised Christian have become unaffiliated. And in a few countries, including Russia, Christians have increased as a percentage of the population. Transylvanian cities remained strong, and these different paths created a first fracture along the Carpathians: Moldova and Wallachia remained poorer and weaker than Transylvania. In the Netherlands, it is understood that the managing director is one of the guys, just two small steps up from the janitor. While large majorities across the continent say they were baptized Christian, and most European countries still have solid Christian majorities, the survey responses indicate a significant decline in Christian affiliation throughout Western Europe. In high-context communication, a message cannot be understood without a great deal of background information. Communication scale goes tightly with the evaluating scale, which seems to be pretty similar between Dutchees and the Eastern Europeans, but, at this case is pretty similar between 2 groups. And most Hungarians say that being born in their country and having Hungarian ancestry are important to being truly Hungarian — a typically Eastern European view of national identity. The Central and Eastern Europe surveys were conducted via face-to-face-interviews, while Western Europeans were surveyed by telephone.

Europeans throughout the continent generally show far less religious commitment than adults previously surveyed in other regions. Belief in the evil eye is also common in Central and Eastern Europe.

However, development spreads rapidly from big cities in Romania to other regions expanding middle-classes in the country and reducing poverty — and this changes political bases as well.

Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Protestantism are each prominent in different parts of Europe Christianity has long been the prevailing religion in Europe, and it remains the majority religious affiliation in 27 of the 34 countries surveyed.

Religious makeup of eastern europe

Catholic-majority countries are prevalent in the central and southwestern parts of Europe, cutting a swath from Lithuania through Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, and then extending westward across Croatia, Austria, Italy and France to the Iberian Peninsula. But in several others, including Poland, Russia and Ukraine, the balance of opinion tilts in the other direction, with respondents more likely to say that abortion should be mostly or entirely illegal. Social structure and authority are centralized. And although the divide is less stark, Western Europeans are more likely to express acceptance toward Jews in their neighborhoods as well. By contrast, this trend has not been seen in Central and Eastern Europe, where Christian shares of the population have mostly been stable or even increasing. When we are talking about the style of leading, which depends on the culture, we have to range between 2 styles: egalitarian and hierarchical. The social and political fracture grew at the beginning of the 20th century as the newly formed Romania failed to industrialize and remained a country owned by rich landowners, while 80 percent of population was formed by very poor peasants forced to work on huge latifundia. Meanwhile, far fewer Western Europeans say they are currently Christian than say they were raised Christian. In seven Central and Eastern European countries, however, the view that church and state should be separate falls short of a majority position. While large majorities across the continent say they were baptized Christian, and most European countries still have solid Christian majorities, the survey responses indicate a significant decline in Christian affiliation throughout Western Europe. Western Europe. But Czechs also express low levels of acceptance toward Muslims, more closely resembling their neighbors in the East. As regards the opera institutions, performances and spectators in East Europe, Romania is on one of the first places.

Religious commitment particularly low in Western Europe Not only is religious affiliation on the decline in Western Europe, religious commitment also is generally lower there than in Central and Eastern Europe.

To be sure, not every country in Europe neatly falls into this pattern. No matter where the lines are drawn, however, there are strong geographic patterns in how people view religion, national identity, minorities and key social issues.

eastern vs western europe

In Bosnia, roughly half of the population is Muslim, while Russia and Bulgaria have sizable Muslim minority populations. But a general East-West pattern is also apparent on at least one other measure of nationalism: cultural chauvinism.

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