Productivity and Culture: Some Elements for the Design of a Nation’s Project in the Face of the World Economic Restructuration at the End of the Twentieth Century

  • C. Armendariz
  • A. Pacheco
Conference paper
Part of the Schriftenreihe der Wissenschaftlichen Landesakademie für Niederösterreich book series (AKADNIEDERÖSTER)


The aim of this work is to provide with some elements in order to explain and justify the possibility to elaborate a Nation’s Project, departing from the reconciliation of its increasing the productivity systematically, in such a way that it will improve the people’s standard of living.


National Identity Cultural Industry Social Reproduction Pragmatic Conception Craft Tradition 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Armendariz
    • 1
  • A. Pacheco
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Graduate Studies and ResearchProfessional Interdisciplinary Unity of Engineering Social and Management Sciences National Politechnic InstituteMexico D.F.Mexico

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