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In just a matter of the previous couple of decades, our society in America has become increasingly influenced by a melting pot of foreign cultures. It is a well known fact that we are a country of immigrants and we open our arms up to others throughout the globe; much...

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Culture is regarded as a potent element that influences many peoples’ actions and behaviors in many areas of life ranging from the economic to the social. Characterized by shared beliefs, traditions and language, social norms, customary values, passed through generations, as well as varied material artifacts that denote specific social,...

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Countries all around the world have their distinctive business environments. Therefore, in each country's business environment, there exist unique business protocols and procedures which form the basis of the overall business culture. Additionally, the business diversity in various localities means that some aspects of the business environment cannot be accepted...

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I found my nose strolling through the souqs of Marrakech, finding it's cousins on the faces of strangers. I watched while my hips performed in the flamenco tablaos of Barcelona and encountered my smile selling knick-knacks in the barrios of San Juan. My hair flaunted its distinct pattern of waves...

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Viewers might be tempted to think that Amadeus is a biography of the celebrated composer, and yet it is at the same time more and less than that. This work magisterially sketches a double portrait, in which Mozart is seen through Salieri’s eyes over a period of 10 years, from...

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This paper contains a transcript of an interview that I carried out with someone from a cultural background substantially different to my own. My family roots are Ecuadorian, although I was born and raised in the US; and my interviewee, Andrea, who gave me permission to use her first name,...

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The Protestant Reformation came at a time in which people in positions of political power were looking to leverage control over Catholic Europe by way of the Church. The reformation was a total political, religious and cultural upheaval with the mission to make the Bible and not tradition the center...

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Infant Sleep Habits in Kenya Most mothers in Kenya think that it is amusing that women in the United States think that it is dangerous for an infant to sleep in bed with his mother, as has been proposed by many childcare authors (Harkness & Super, 2009). In Kenya, it...

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A poem The World is Too Much with Us by William Wordsworth is a brilliant illustration of the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution. The poet makes the emphasis on moral consequences of becoming more powerful and progressive. As a romantic poet, Wordsworth worries about natural possessions of a man, which...

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The German people have a strict notion of what should happen when, and a sense that there is a time and a place for everything. This shows itself in every aspect of its culture. There are times when formality is necessary, and times when a person can be more informal...

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Romanticism as an artistic movement is above all defined in terms of its clear commitment to the emotive dimensions of the human being and the world around her. In this sense, the Romanticists attempted to capture the raw feelings of the individual and the relation to the world. This means...

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Kuwait is a Middle Eastern country on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Like all nations around the world, Kuwait has been blessed with a rich history, limited demographics and a fascinating culture. The people of Kuwait are fortunate enough to enjoy many of the same luxuries that Western societies...

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In the 1850’s and 1860’s, several French artists launched attacks on middle-class, bourgeois values. While multiple French artists engaged in this collective attack on middle class respectability, the most notable of these figures are Charles Baudelaire, Edouard Manet, and Emile Zola. While these three artists used different mediums of expression...

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Definition of culture Culture is the unique way of living of a particular group of people in the society. This specific group of people has a cumulative of experiences, traditions, customs, beliefs, values, arts, spatial relations, and other forms of life that make the unique from other societies (Rozin 273)....

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The issue of female genital cutting (FGC) can be argued to pose a profound challenge for those who wish to focus on cuturally competent care, and those providing such care to women who have experienced FGC must seek particular kinds of information in order provide adequate treatment. Vissandjée et al...

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In the article “Building a Culture of Solidarity: Racial Discourse, Black Lives Matter, and Indigenous Social Justice,” Ramos provides various suggestions on the creation of effective cultural and racial unity in addressing white supremacy in the American society. Racism remains a major issue in the American society even as various...

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It was a perfect evening as the summer time was shifting into fall making the temperature perfect for the formal attire but not so cool as to be uncomfortable without a heavy jacket. There was no sign of rain and it seemed as if everything was set for my friend...

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The first article that I read was about a Muslim actor in Australia who won a Logie award (the equivalent of an Emmy award). He made sure to shed a light on the fact that people with names like his cannot find work in the Australian TV industry playing himself...

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Introduction Sudan is in Northern Africa. It borderers the Red Sea, in between Eritrea and Egypt. Central African Republic and Chad reside on the west of Sudan. Sudan is south of Libya and west Ethiopia. Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda lie South of Sudan. Sudan occupies an...

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Suicide rates in the Americas have increased by 18.2% between the years of 2004 and 2014 (Healthy People 2020, 2016). This fact alone indicates the inexorable need of focus in mental health promotion. Calling for even more concern is that a neighboring farmland community of Guyana has been branded the...

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While the intent of this essay is to consider five objects of art from a medieval time-period dating back centuries, it must be prefaced with brief personal commentary to better enable the reader to both internalize the content, and empathize with the mindset of this student. As well, an explanation...

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Throughout time, the traditional family unit has been defined as a mother, father, and children. This has been standard and accepted by most cultures. It can be argued that mothers and fathers each have defined roles, and these roles make up the traditional family unit. Within the past 40 years,...

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An article dated on May 8, 2016 in the South China Morning Post claims that discrimination against women in Hong Kong who are pregnant or are new mothers is actually worse than what had been reported by government officials (Carvalho, 2016). Women's advocates dispute the claims by the government's Equal...

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Question 1: If my firm was doing business in Asia it could ease some of the cultural tension by being aware of sensitive cultural issues in the specific region. As seen in the article late night call centers and western brands are conflicting with traditional Asian cultural customs. To help...

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Executive Summary-Role Culture Plays in Organizational Change at Walgreens Introduction By definition, an organizational culture is some system that shows the assumptions, the values and the beliefs that are shared, and those that are responsible for governing the behavior of individuals within an organization. The values that are being shared...

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