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English Choose a language for shopping. As a protection from or over-reaction to drivel others protect themselves by narrowness of model or approach. As culture decides the course of political development, Pye shows how Asian societies, confronted with the task of setting up modern nation-states, respond by fashioning paternalistic forms of power that satisfy their deep psychological craving for security. Please try again later. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. This new paternalism may appear essentially authoritarian to Western eyes, but Pye maintains that it is a valid response to the people's needs and will ensure community solidarity and strong group loyalties. Varieties of Confucian Authority 4. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss.