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.
Usually, the representatives of different races and nationalities enter countries that are not their native, adding diversity to the homogeneous people of that state.
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 [...]
A person that believes that he or she is an Australian shares common values with fellow Australian people such as the spirit of adventure, willingness to help the less fortunate in society, and brief humor.
While in the Minkisi practice, people are traditionally believed to be inferior to the almighty gods, both the good and the evil ones, in the Vodun practice, the "assimilation of peoples and spirits" is possible.
As a non-Irish, I was going to be exposed to new situations and cultural and ethnic differences from the Irish people and other people who visited the pub from all over the world. As an [...]
Classification of countries is done based on the study of the cultures of the population of the country. One of these trends is in the classification of people, societies and even countries according to the [...]
Secondly, I choose China because of the political system in place and the attitude of the political leaders towards the West.
It has to be pointed out, that the Chinese woman was in the house of her in-laws, but this is not a problem with her.
Trying to describe the differences between the countries, Hofstede managed to single out a few dimensions that allow us to understand the priorities peculiar for cultures. The choice of more precise ways to express thoughts [...]
Fundamental elements of culture, including locus of control and power distance, are influenced by a variety of factors, such as historical and socioeconomic changes that impact the development of culture.
It is critical to make appointments in advance, not to begin business discussions before the host, and to be on time for a business meeting.
In the Japanese environment, elderly people are respected and appreciated, whereas in the environment of American society, old people are viewed as dead weight.
China is considered to be a culture with a different assembly of non-verbal signals than in Western cultures, in particular, in France.
In contrast, the French culture is individualistic and has a polychromic perception of time. The mood of the person is easy to tell, and in the case of anger or discomfort, the outbursts could be [...]
The given report aims to analyze the cultural dimensions existing in the Japanese and the US cultures in the experience of Mr.
So, the difference between the two viewpoints mentioned above is the fact that relativism rests on the existence of different sets of abilities defining intelligence while universalism points to the homogeneity of talents. It goes [...]
Whitehead points out that the unconscious values form the basis of national cultures and as such, could be similar in response to circumstances that keep on changing.
In the UAE, the use of language in communication has implications on both the culture of the nation and the relations of the people.
Since the analysis of these cultures will be done from the perspective of the cultural theory, the paper will also examine how each culture influences the development of people, identity, and personality within it.
Dwelling upon gender identity, it is important to understand that the main peculiarity of male and female gender from the point of view of the cultural differences is not in the physical differences, but in [...]
The story illustrates this clearly through the narrator who represents the western culture as he has stayed in California for a long time and his father who represents the eastern culture.
In Saudi Arabia, the Arab inhabitants of the country have a unique and rich culture. Religion plays a huge role in the lives of the Saudi Arabs and the Canadian Mi'kmaq.
The Confucian production, also referred to as the Songs of the South introduced the love for poetry among the Chinese people.
In this study, the researcher will compare and contrast the cultural rites of passage among the Egyptians and that of the Hindu.
In the end, the conclusions are drawn to understand the significance of elderly and attitudes towards the aging process in each society.
This paper looks into globalisation via cultural perspective whereby the mobility of people in the contemporary world has facilitated the understanding of new cultures and identities in a globalised world.
In contrast, in LC cultures, people rely on nonverbal cues, such as body language, to determine the exact meaning of a verbal communication. There are also differences in the way HC and LC cultures convey [...]
Religious conformity, in general, means the submission of personal religious views, values, and beliefs to the values, principles and norms established in the religious system of the particular society.
To show that the families who belong to different cultural groups have many distinctions that are to be noted to enhance the delivery of the services, the diversity of the population in the United States [...]
According to their hypothesis, the basic difference between the Western and the Chinese understanding and perception of self is that the latter consider self in the context of society, while the Western philosophers believe that [...]
The fading Chinese influence in the modern Japanese culture is due to the isolation of the two lands from the world.
According to tradition, the girl-child learnt the house chores and how to respect the elders just the way the author's mum trained her on how to behave before the elders, how to cook, do beadwork [...]
The inferiority concept here refers to the level of intelligence, degree of morality, physicality of the individuals in the social group and culture of the social group.
There is evidence that with the advent and influence of the young Americans in Vittula, even the native practices and professions such as the lumberjacks had to suffer or transform to the more mechanized approaches [...]
In Japan, it can be proved by the fact that the name Japan is written in the Chinese Kanji and not the Japanese Katakana or Hiragana.
Believe you me that as one listens to all mysterious actions of the ghosts in the stories, he or she is forming the same picture in the mind.
Most of these studies focus on the major stereotypes held about the Chinese but forget to address the effects of these stereotypes to the Chinese students especially the ones studying in other countries.
To be more exact, the concept of a monster is viewed through the lens of ethics, which means that a monster can be defined as the creature, whose moral and ethical values are washed down [...]
The aims of the research can be summarised as follows: To examine Poland and the UK's climatic compatibility; to evaluate the political backgrounds of the two nations; to analyse the economic background of Poland and [...]
All the expenses of the marriage are taken care of by the parents of the couple. The reason why arranged marriages are encouraged among the Hindus is that there is utmost respect compared to marriages [...]
The European cultures are traditionally discussed as the part of the Western civilization that is why it is important to determine similarities in the cultures of Germany, the Netherlands, and France, paying attention to the [...]
In the first place, it is necessary to note that New Zealand is the only place in the world where population of indigenous people is about 15% of the overall population.
The focus of the paper will be on the differences between the cultures of Disneyland in the United States and China.
Impact of Culture on Life Experience and Belief System The interviewee explained that having been born in Sweden, where Lutheran is the main church, he followed the teachings of the Lutheran church.
This made the countryside look so different for me in regard to various aspects including the environment, the customs, the food taken, the values and beliefs among other things.
Power distance is the degree to which power is shared evenly in a community as well as the extent in which the community recognize and accepts this variation in power distribution among itself; this is [...]
The interaction between the Americans who are referred to as the 'westerners' had massive effect on the culture of Africans more than among the Indians and China as a result of the resistance they subjected [...]
It is not possible to separate Islam as a religion and the way one who professes the faith lives because it has been said to be a way of life.
The dominant American culture on the other hand was founded by the euro-Americans and their values and customs still dominate in the United States.
This is not true; redneck culture represents a way of life of the southern people and may include other people too.
On the other hand, Indonesia is one of the countries with the largest population in the world and it has over two hundred ethnic groups who use different languages. Marriage is also important in the [...]