Public and private in the real world: how we treat matters will depend on time and place, how issues are treated will change over time and will vary depending on the political community (place) Ideational differences in how we think about public and private: where do these come from, the importance of political culture, we have to understand these differences over time and between these places as a consequence of political culture. Chap 13 (261-279: employing political culture as an analytical tool. Political culture and dominance: certain ideas, beliefs, attitudes dominant, dependent on place and time, back to the case of imperialism. How political socialization works: family, peer groups. Effects of political culture: political culture is at the core of each community, the paradox: each political community has a unique political culture - but not a single homogenous national political culture.