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Race, Culture and Nationhood

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In a report on the 1993 conference of the International Air Transport Association, the aviation magazine Flight International quoted accident statistics for 1959–93. These showed that the number of crashes per million airline departures caused by the aircraft’s crew varied widely across the world. Drawing on the work of behavioural scientist Geert Hofstede, the magazine linked such variations to national cultural differences.

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