The questions that are raised by recent research in this context are whether banning headscarves is not cultural imperialism because it means the death of another culture.
This culture was called as the Harappan Culture or the Indus Valley Civilization and takes it name from the ruins of ancient city of Harappa discovered in 1921 and other ancient cities discovered in the [...]
It emerged as a philosophy at the end of the nineteenth century in Britain and by the twentieth century, it transformed into political and cultural pluralism along with the widespread ethnic conflict that is remembered [...]
The number of Aboriginal peoples in the total Canadian population is growing. The third force consists of the racial and ethnic minorities that are not included in the Charter groups.
The demarcation of the land was allowed without allowing the inclusion of the opinion of the indigenous people since their participation was not guaranteed.
While discussing the points in favor of arranged marriage, the writer does not seem to have taken a stand in favor yet he has provided evidence to show that arranged marriage is an outlet for [...]
The essay discusses the three works, Lolita, Hills like White Elephants, and The Lottery, and the author's criticisms of American culture in the texts.
It is possible to agree with Adorno that it is this radical disjunction between the subject and the objects that are made through him but not by him that is the key factor in the [...]
Italian Americans are defined as Italian immigrants living in the United States of America or someone born in the United States with an Italian heritage.
In light of the foregoing, the essence of the paper is to zero in on the explorations of the cultural transformations in a particular society substantiating notions that culture is dynamic and is always subject [...]
Thus, the major characters of the book by Eugene Jeffers are L'Yon, the man from Le Val Joyeux who leaves his settlement for Paris in order to find his parents; Noah Bennett, the person who [...]
The major one of them is that Brazilians are criminals, and communication with them is dangerous for people as far as rates of crime in Brazil are higher than in the majority of the countries [...]
The emotion of love among the Inuit people was not often expressed especially between spouses In all these three cultures, the feeling of love towards one's spouse was not necessary for marriage.
A part of the modern lifestyle that looks hip and very happening without actually understanding the real meaning of the cultural item as it pertains to the ethnicity of the person.
The next point we are going to discuss is the way this culture or perhaps it would be better to say the system of aesthetics influenced Chinese art and architecture in particular especially within the [...]
Below I attempt to look at the assumptions held by the hosts, while drawing on the case study of Martha and Reza.
The culture of Jamaica is a rich blend of the ways deriving from both Spanish and British eras which affected lives of the people on this small island.
It was this division that left America with little understanding of how the rest of the world lives and how the country can effectively help others even in times of war.
When Reza started talking with Martha at the Cafeteria, she was astonished when he told her he was a judge, he had a sister who was a university professor in the United States and he [...]
At the crux of every of our social and culture activity, it is a food that makes us identifiable to the rest of the world and associated with the people whom we matter the most.
Religion is part of the complex whole and it forms the core of beliefs and practices in a society. The totem animal is holy and sacred to that particular tribe.
Like most other forms of gangs, younger children are more easily persuaded to join than the older crowd as most of the time it is the leaders of each gang that are in there twenties [...]
On the other hand, the Hebrews believed in one God who gave them wisdom through their leader Joseph and made them have fear of supernatural forces like the ones in the God of Joseph.
Reinders wrote that the word "Zen" originated from the "Sanskrit word dhyana " and that "was transliterated into Chinese as channa and abbreviated to chan; zen is the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese character chan".
The great inventions of the Song - the magnetic maritime compass, printing with woodblocks and movable clay type, gunpowder and firearms, and large-scale porcelain production - had worldwide importance when they spread eventually to the [...]
The Euro-Americans ignored reservation boundaries; they used the weakness of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which was not able to defend the sanctity of the reservations.
As the author and his family were living with them for 15 years as guests in the village, they had no choice but to abide by the cultural norms and traditions of the Kandoka people.
The way that the author described the life inside the nightclubs tell of various descriptions of behavior and conversations inside the nightclub and bar that can enthrall a person who has the interest to find [...]
This is first and foremost because of the fact that lots of Mesoamerican glyphs bear similarity to real objects such as creatures, people, natural features, etc, although in a stylized manner.
For example, Venus was the goddess of love, and her son Cupid was considered as the god of love; Pan was the god of the jungle, while Hymen was attributed to the domain of marriage, [...]
Michael Coe says that Oimec culture was the original culture and that the Mayan and the rest were dependent on it.
Many authors have the period starting earlier or ending later but, for the purpose of this paper, the period 500 to 1500 A.D.will be used.
Where most of the people have immigrated to America in pursuit of the "American Dream" of success, others have been forced into this country as slaves of the natives.
In conclusion, it emerges that health and longevity were major reasons as to why food was fundamental in the Chinese way of life.
Isfahan on the other hand is a smaller city with a population of just 500,000. Furthermore the traditional culture is still alive in this city and most of the people here are very religious.
The main focuses of this study are the Arab novelists who traveled to the USA and produced novels, their experiences, the obstacles and hindrances they encounter with the newly introduced culture and various facts and [...]
One can realize the close interconnection between the culture where he or she lives in and interpersonal relationships he or she has, only being put under the circumstances that test his or her ability to [...]
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the building blocks of a culture that is different from that of the author of this writing.
Beynon reports that while Western population culture continue to celebrate the 'he-man' by the images seen in sport, war films, and comic books, there has been dysfunction in the portrayal and as a result, many [...]
The purpose of current essay is to provide the analysis of Thanksgiving Day's historical cultural patterns of celebration in the past and now.
The religion was also affected and they used the church as an economic producer where they got money by forcing the people to pay any activity that was to be done to them by the [...]
To champion the rights of "peoples," as multiculturalism does, is contrary to the foundations of traditional democratic freedoms which have their roots in individual rights, not group or peoples' rights. The dilemma is the popular [...]
From 1900, when French-Canadian migrants shaped a huge, distinct, harmonized society to 2000, when French-Canadian migrants and their descendants were effectively undetectable, an integration of both, the language and culture of the French-Canadians into the [...]
There is also laughter, laughter about the in-laws and their families, discussions of the wedding gifts, and sly jokes about the wedding guests, affairs, and even the government, all of the humor carefully manipulated by [...]
Yet, most of the principal citizens of the New World during the superior part of the imposing epoch would not have identified themselves as the characters of such an appealing and sensational epic.
According to the analysis in these countries majority of these people are catholic, that is 70 %, the Protestants are 23%, and 6% have no affiliation.
The USA's influence on the Rest of the world is maintained in terms of economics, politics, social institutions, and even the personal psyche of individuals.Dr.
The despair of Celianne in "Children of the Sea" as she throws herself into the ocean is felt by the male narrator of the same story when he embraces death and by Grace's mother in [...]
Every particular purchase is an element of the cultural system; the laws of this system are determined by the development of the culture.
The analysis of the cultural industry as presented in the works of Adorno and Horkheimer, Eco, and Borges provide much interesting insight into the modes and laws of its functioning.
These parameters include the following: Individuality-Collectivity Distance from the governing spheres Masculinity Femininity Uncertainty avoidance Colombia, one of the state that had been analyzed according to this methodology, and moreover it is in the epicenter [...]
It borders the Pacific Ocean on the west and south, on the north is the United States; on the east, it borders the Gulf of Mexico.
Accordingly, the focal concern of this paper has been to accurately comprehend the concept of youth culture and to find out the exact means of finding meaning to the youth identity on the background of [...]
The authors underline that companies have to accept the view that a neoliberal understanding of globalization is sustained and reconfirmed by powerful political institutions and economic corporations.
Proxemics is the study of the use of human space within the context of culture. Language does play a very major role in the structure of a culture because it is the basic mode of [...]
For instance, the national museum in Singapore has a variety of roles which include the following, many public programmes like cultural fairs are facilitated in this museum, and workshops on culture and heritage are also [...]
The history of India, if we take a look at it, gives us a clear view of the reasons for the process of migration and indentureship of Indians to Trinidad and Tobago at the end [...]
Since the human body represents the individual's unique base of operations in the world, it is not surprising that endless energy is devoted to polishing and strengthening it.
The essence of debate rests on the lack of mutual understanding among the African women stressing the importance of preserving traditions and Western women emphasizing the right of choice.
The discussion aims to probe the pros and cons of the kind of commodification it promotes and how it reflects the nobler mission of this cultural institution as the dwelling place of art and culture.
Sweet 16 on the other hand is more of an American tradition and, as the title implies, is a celebration of the girl's life as she reaches the age of 16.
Within the city of Amsterdam the overlay of struggle and compromise has offered a framework in which contemporary difference is negotiated.
At the same time, the movie In the Heat of the Night has not experienced any changes in audience, underlining that the issues discussed in the film are still of immediate interest.
Science and art belong to one culture because they reflect discoveries and experiments of the modern era.in both of them, there is knowledge and academic disciplines.
First of all, it is necessary to emphasize, that the common feature of all the analyzed writers, is that they all from Latin America.
The Age of the Encounter was characterized by the exploration of many parts of the world leading to the connection between native cultures of people in India, Africa, and Asia with those established in Spain, [...]
The focal problem presented in the given case study refers to the cultural defenses between the US and Jordan, the two countries that incorporate the western and eastern identities.
Cultural competence implies the ability to distinguish the behavioral and attitudinal peculiarities of individuals from different cultural, racial, and ethnic groups.
In the scenario involving communication with the Middle East, experiences that demonstrated imperialistic intentions on the side of the West will have to be accepted as the experiences that need to be processed and viewed [...]
The cornerstone cultural norm that Apess challenged in his autobiography titled A Son of the Forest was the perception of Native Americans as incapable of forming a strong attachment to the lands they occupied.
This paper aims to examine the concept of death and dying and the perception of the two notions in Western cultures.
The mechanisms of evolution of human culture and the formation of cultural values have always been of interest to researchers. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the personal and American cultural values through [...]
The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast the traditional wedding in the UAE culture as applied to the olden days and modernity.
Despite differences in approaches, methods, and investigated domains, the majority of researchers are united in the opinion that multiculturalism remains the factor that shapes the society and policy of the state by altering people's mentalities, [...]
This report will investigate the growth and influence of Japanese pop culture through anime, video games, and the film industry. The game was created by a Japanese studio and is built on the concept of [...]
The role of the West in popular culture began shifting after the end of World War II and the intense urbanization that followed.
It should be noted that the festival is held for several days, and its primary purpose is to prepare the visiting people for the main celebration. The center of all activities that bring the majority [...]
At the same time, I feel that the welcoming environment of the Canadian society encourages me to accept some of the local traditions and values as well, the idea of shared cultural knowledge and openness [...]
Ema analyzes the pros and cons of the subculture and claims that even though the members of the cultural subgroup face increased stress, the warm community is the driving force of the phenomenon.
It can guide business decisions in international communication, minimise misunderstandings among representatives of different societies, and help individuals to evaluate each other's and own actions through the lens of five dimensions.
While Hofstede was the pioneer in the sphere of cross-cultural studies, some aspects of his classification have been subject to criticism by other scholars.
The investigation of differences between different cultures is a rapidly expanding topic that is still in the middle of the development of theories and frameworks.
Japan is well known for its tendencies to emphasize groups over individuals and have people work at the same company throughout their careers."Cross cultural studies" identifies the concept of wa, or harmony, as central to [...]
In this context, the topic of soft power becomes critical since it involves the process of influencing other nations' preferences and attitudes through the dissemination of various cultural values.
The use of specific types of punishments, clearly spelled out in this system of laws, was dictated by the need to ensure the safety of the community and its peaceful existence.
The predominantly civilizational studies carried out in the context of Orientalism are connected with the study of the East, usually opposed to the West, as a result of which the Western concepts of the East [...]
The videos I watched made me change the way I saw the relationships between Europeans and Aboriginal peoples in Canada and understood the peculiarities of their cultures, issues, and existing stereotypes.
The Hohokam culture was concentrated in the region of the American Southwest and consisted of a cluster of small villages spread across the Gila River banks.
The present paper aims at comparing how the principles of emerging adulthood are applied to the traditional culture of India and the modern US culture.
From the peeks of the Bukhansan Mountain, hikers can contemplate the shift from the standardized structures built in the late 20th century towards preserving the national culture in the early 21st century.
As Stainton remarks, the history of Taiwan language and people belongs to such cases when one should be particularly careful about what features to believe in and which ones to doubt. The scholar even remarks [...]
This exercise has revealed that I am conversant with the predicaments of discrimination and inequality in the United States. For example, the leader will have to focus on the disparities many people from diverse backgrounds [...]
This view is in line with Rabah's emphasis on the importance of respecting cultural diversity in the process of nation-building because the concept is useful in solving conflicts and developing solutions that are beneficial to [...]
Korean popular culture can be discussed as a strong tool of soft power because of the high attractiveness and popularity of this culture in the world.
The investigated article "Hybridity and the Rise of Korean Popular Culture in Asia" by Doobo Shim is also devoted to one of such cultural phenomena as it tends to explain the growing popularity of Korean [...]
This paper examines and describes the existing evidence to support the fact that a common business culture is spreading throughout the world.
Living overseas and adjustment to a different culture is dependent on what a person makes of it. When such a person has a frustrating experience, there is a need to relax and remember that one [...]
The influence of the Indian culture in the UAE is visible through the acceptance of Indian cultural values in the UAE social scene.
However, with the emphasis on the evolution of the Japanese empire and the unlimited power of the ruling class, the principles of subjugation were introduced: "In many ways the rise of the state was the [...]
In the same way, respect for distinct multicultural features of other population groups may help one to learn something from them and use this knowledge to form a unique, cosmopolitan self-identity.
The representatives of modern art were created during the period that started in the 1880s and ran through to the 1960s.
Usually, the representatives of different races and nationalities enter countries that are not their native, adding diversity to the homogeneous people of that state.
Life within a small community is both challenging and exciting, with a rigid set of traditions typically making it difficult for innovative ideas to reach its members, yet the emotional support and the sense of [...]
The book is a great representation of my own family system and culture because it shows that small things involved in preparation for a holiday enable family members to get closer to one another.
Eating habits of the Italian people involve a variety of food groups, most of which contain a healthy balance of proteins, carbohydrates, fat, minerals, vitamins, and water.
The author states that the value of classical music is great, and it is recognized widely. It seems important to emphasize that the author of the given article aligns classical music with equality and dignity.
The contemporary Italian society is hardly open to diversity, which results in dramatic underrepresentation of ethnical and racial minorities in the sociocultural environment.
The cultural diversity that stems from the interactions among the inmates and their wardens generates a number of challenges. As such, detention facilities have their own set of cultures that determine the life of inmates [...]
For this reason, many people are still afraid of globalization because of its negative impact on peoples mentality and the increased importance of the idea of "the other".
The origins of the holiday are unknown, but there are many popular theories that suggest the holiday to be associated with the death of Qu Yang a famous Chinese thinker and poet.
Moreover, I would like to mention that there are different opinions on the necessity to cover face even among Muslims, and women from other parts of the world cover their faces despite the religion that [...]
I would like to emphasize that the above is a tendency in terms of cultures, while some representatives of one or another culture may have their own attitudes regarding foreigners and other issues associated with [...]
It could be hardly doubted that in the contemporary world, which is the subject to continuous changes related to the process of globalization the understanding of different cultural values and norms, as well as developing [...]
The Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx of Giza, the Karnak Temple Complex, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Temples of Luxor are among the most famous constructions in the world.
The author has found that Bali is the world centre for the production of this type of goods. Esperanza has admitted that the tendency is seen in the production of ethnic arts currently.
Then, the author doubts this claim and, after analyzing the arguments for and against it, concludes that the process of globalization is more complex, that it does not necessarily entail the spreading of the Western [...]
The preservation of individual family traditions is an important component of the cultural heritage, and the desire to follow certain customs and pass them from generation to generation emphasizes attachment to family values.
After the breaking of the henna, the bride is covered in a veil and escorted to the middle of a circle.
After sovereign tribes were resettled by the US government and the reservations' boundaries became ultimately fixed, Native Americans were exposed to the influence of the western culture.
The groom asks the players, that is, one at a time the qualities of the bride. The second game which we can look at is Al Mazool this is a game whereby everyone gets a [...]