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  1. Understanding the Misunderstood Art from Different Cultures

    Understanding the Misunderstood Art From Different Cultures By Kate Woods Art is a medium used by people world wide to express their ideas, their fears, and their joys. The artist takes the experiences of life and translates them into a visual object, rich in colors, shapes and sizes, fo

  2. Different Cultures, Different

    Every society and culture has different ways of interpreting and defining occurrences by the way their own culture or society functions. "A society's culture, consists of whatever it is one has to know or believe in order to operate in a manner acceptable to its members"(Geertz 242). The rituals

  3. Are Expeaectation About Child's Development Related to Different Cultures?

    Parental expectations of their children's development can be influenced bymany factors. factors like media, family beliefs, personal experience. Expectations come from several sources- from parents, teachers, family, peers and ourselves. All these factors relate to social and culture beliefs. Piaget

  4. Immortality Views Among Different Cultures and Religions

    Immortality Views among Different Cultures and Religions The concept of life after death has been around practically as long as life itself. Our beliefs about life after death can have a profound effect on our attitudes toward life. Most individual's beliefs about life after death are direct

  5. Discuss How a Multinational Organisation Might Address the Issue of Consistency in the Assessment of Applicants from Different Cultures.

    Multinational organisations, defined as organisations with operations, subsidiaries or investments in more than two countries, are becoming more commonplace as the concept of globalisation and the global economy becomes more widespread in practice. It is evident that the globalisation phenomenon has

  6. A Different Mirror

    A Different mirror: A History of Multicultural America Ronald Takaki is one of the foremost-recognized scholars of multicultural studies and holds a PhD. in American History from the University of California, Berkeley. As a professor of Ethnic Studies at the same university, he wrote A Differ

  7. Communication Between Cultures

    Communication Between Different Cultures Some people say why is important for us to study intercultural communication? Another question which sometimes arises what is intercultural communication, which I sometimes ask myself. Intercultural communication is a very important subject. It teaches u

  8. Comparing Cultures

    Abstract Culture is an important aspect of study in the world today. Culture defines who you are and where you are from. It is important to learn about the culture of different backgrounds, so you can understand why different people act the way they do. Intelligence is a major factor that is direct

  9. Global Cultures

    Begler, Elsie. "Global Cultures: The First Steps Toward Understanding" Social Education. September 1998, 62(5) pg. 272-275. In Begler's Article a discussion on how educators should go about teaching culture occurs. The article starts out by giving a definition of what is meant by culture and t

  10. Different Religions

    Different Religions Since the dawn of man, people have had their own forms of religion. Be it simple ceremonial burial or complex blessing rituals, each person had their own way to explain the wonders of nature like, how did we come here and what our purpose here was. Another thing that each in

  11. Cultures

    A Christmas Season in Poland In today's society, it is very important to have knowledge of the different cultures that surround us. Most individuals that are born and raised in America practice the beliefs and social life of Americans. Most Americans tend to forget there are other cultures that sur

  12. Birthing Cermonies of Other Cultures

    Birthing Cermonies of Other Cultures The birthing ceremonies of the Indian culture has a lot of different aspects then the American culture does. I guess that is why they are different cultures. All cultures have different views on different things such as religion, but they also

  13. Gay Marriage Should It Be Legal

    One of the hot topics facing politicians and society as a whole is the issue of Gay Marriage. Many people would like to see gay marriage banned. Various arguments opposing the union of same-sex couples are based upon moral, religious and legal beliefs. Fortunately, there are also many people who

  14. By Any Other Name

    Santha talked about her personal experiences that helped to shape her own identity as an Indian girl. She described racism and the significance of name through her school life in the British school. Historically British had superior feeling toward Indians because India was one of their colonies. The

  15. Cultural Dimensions

    Discrimination/Affirmative Action From the start of this culture, people have questioned personal rights for equality because many did not receive the same equal opportunity as others did. Roughly two-hundred years of cruelty shadowed over minorities in America and as time rendered on our soci

  16. Geography Affects Culture Dbq

    There are many ways geography affects culture. Many people migrated across the Bering Straight land bridge during the pre-Columbian period. They came from Asia and entered the Americas following the Ice Age mammals. People had to learn to survive in their new environment. Unique cultures deve

  17. Guatemala and Spanish Cultures

    Guatemala has more people than any other Central American country, with an estimated population of 11,980,000 it is home to many different cultures. The population can be divided into two groups; Indians and people of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry. But in Guatemala, being called an Indian or a n

  18. "It's Better in the Bahamas": from Relationship Initiation to Marriage

    Andrew Raymond "It's Better in the Bahamas": From Relationship Initiation to Marriage HW #3 Kate Kuvalanka, Ph.D. FSW 361 April 10, 2007 Marriage is an important step in the life of nearly every human on earth. Different cultures have different rituals and beliefs about marria

  19. Marriage

    MARIANNE MOORE'S "MARRIAGE" begins with superb lack of passion, on the far abstract end of the continuum of meaning that reaches between it and dream. It is a purely verbal consideration: This institution, perhaps one should say enterprise out of respect for which one says one need not change

  20. Development of Ancient Medicine

    Many different cultures have tried different methods as to find out about the causes of disease and how to treat different kinds of diseases. Various countries have come up with alternate cures and treatments for various diseases. These ancient societies compromise of China, Greece, Egypt and South

  21. World Christianity

    World Christianity Christians in other parts of the world are reading scripture in different ways because of there cultural experiences. I find it very interesting that the Western-world has had the mission to Christianize those who are in the non-Western world. Studies show that there are many

  22. Ronald Takaki a Different Mirr

    American identity has been created by many events throughout the course of history. This country was founded on the clashing and mixing of many different cultures and lifestyles. One of the most important periods of time for this country was during the period of conflict between Americans and Nativ

  23. Islam

    The world is full of differences. From language to religion, people must be understanding in differences to coincide together. For some beliefs, God is the almighty, others follow nature. Islam is a commonly misunderstood religion; it is not about killing, suicide missions, or hate. In the case

  24. Different Cultures View on Pornography

    The Japanese Experience Historically, pornography has been much more acceptable in Japan than it has been in the US. There has been an age-old tradition whereby obscene graffiti has been drawn on new buildings to express the artist's sexual desires (Diamond and Uchiyama 1999). Therefore, it

  25. Different Cultures, Different Rhetoric

    Differences between Aristotle¡¯s Rhetoric and Ancient Chinese Rhetoric Theories develop and evolve in particular cultural contexts. When I finish reading Aristotle¡¯s Rhetoric, I began to think about the rhetoric in ancient China. Since I grew up in a typical eastern culture, according to my un

  26. Born of Different Cultrues

    "Many of us live on the hyphen of Different cultures." This statement by Richard Rodriguez is true from many people in the world today. But what factors contribute the identification with culture and a nation? The various factors that define a culture are the way people see a cultures attitude, f

  27. Same-Sex Marriage: the Controversy

    Same-sex marriage is controversial and hotly debated in the world of today. For centuries it has been perceived as being the matrimony between a man and a woman, and has been considered unnatural for a man to be attracted to another man, or a woman to be attracted to another woman in a sexual or lov

  28. What Is an American

    What is an American? To me being an American can mean a lot of different things. It could be someone who lives in America or someone who works here. One of the many differences between an American and many other countries is the fact that we are not picky. For instance to become a German you e

  29. Marriage 2

    Marriage is the bond between two people of the opposite sex that have went in front of a minister and exchanged vows. Marriage is different for every one, and I have been influenced a great deal by my parents. My parents have been married for the past 26 years and they will probably stay that way

  30. The Italian Heritage

    The Italian Heritage Samantha Harris March 13, 2008 Table of Contents Contents Pages Introduction………………………………â€