Blaming Thai culture for murder in the U.S.

Thai expert: Culture not the culprit in Publix shooting –, June 20, 2012
…ichael Jerryson, assistant professor of religious studies at Eckerd College, specializes in Thai culture and just returned from the country a week ago. He said the way Thai culture is being presented in the trial is misleading and inaccurate.
“Thai culture has what is called ‘sia na’ or loss of face,” explained Jerryson. “It’s about shame but not about honor…”

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