Polish Culture


The primary author of this profile was Nina Evason (2017).


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  • Central Statistics Office. (2011). National Survey: 4.4 Membership in faith communities. Retrieved from http://stat.gov.pl/cps/rde/xbcr/gus/LUD_ludnosc_stan_str_dem_spo_NSP2011.pdf.
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  • Eurostat (2016). Marriages and births in Poland. Retrieved from http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Marriages_and_births_in_Poland.
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    Gliński, M. (2016). A Foreigner’s Guide to Polish Surnames. Retrieved from https://culture.pl/en/article/a-foreigners-guide-to-polish-surnames
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  • Museum Victoria Australia. (n.d.). History of immigration from Poland. Retrieved from https://museumsvictoria.com.au/origins/history.aspx?pid=47&cat=NONE&cid=0 
  • Polish Tourist Organisation. (2016). Polish manners. Retrieved from http://www.poland.travel/en/useful-information/polish-manners.
  • PolishWomen.com. (2008). Model of a Polish Family. Retrieved from https://polishwomen.com/articles/polish-family.
  • Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre. (2015). Polish Cultural Profile – older people. Retrieved from http://www.smrc.org.au/sites/default/files/Polish%20Cultural%20Profile%202015.pdf.
  • StayPoland. (2016). Religion. Retrieved from http://www.staypoland.com/poland-religion.htm.
  • Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. Retrieved from https://www.transparency.org/news/feature/corruption_perceptions_index_2017
  • United Kingdom Government. (2006). A Guide to Names and Naming Practices. Retrieved from https://www.fbiic.gov/public/2008/nov/Naming_practice_guide_UK_2006.pdf 
  • Wolińska, J., & Rakowska, A. (2014). Organizational Culture And Its Role In Business: The Example Of Polish Culture. Retrieved from http://www.toknowpress.net/ISBN/978-961-6914-09-3/papers/ML14-690.pdf.

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