Ghana and Britain Culture
Compare the belief systems of Ghana and Britain
Culture is presented as the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group that is defined from religion, language, cuisine, arts, music and social habits. It is the shared patterns of interaction and behaviors, understanding and the cognitive structures that are learned through socialization. Essentially, it is the growth of identity of a group that is fostered by the unique patterns to the group. Most countries are populated by immigrants where the culture is influenced by a large group of people that make up that country (Dugan, 2014). This paper aims to present a comparative analysis of Ghana and Britain; culture values and belief system, present the characteristics of each culture, historical and present relationship between Ghana and Britain and how each culture impacted one another.
Summary of the main characteristics of each culture
Ghana and Britain
Demography; Ghana had about 20 million people in 2000 where it has a growing rate of 3% per year. Most people live in the rural areas and are involved in agriculture. The country has diverse cultures regarding religion, beliefs, way of life, art, cuisine, and language. British have an indirect style of communication
Linguistic affiliation; The national language of Ghana is The English language that is a heritage of its former colonial status- Britain. This language is used in institution and government. English is merely a second language to Ghana where most people speak the distinctive version of West African English (SCHWIMMER). There are over sixty native languages where Akan is the most widely spoken language. In Britain, the cultural and regional relationship are expressed in linguistic difference
Ghana as a nation is not developed regarding symbolism. The most distinctive elements of emblem came from the nationalist movement. Black Star is...