Some of the values identified by the sociologist Robin Williams Jr. (1970) as central to American way of life are, “1.Equal opportunity, 2.Individual achievement and personal success 3.Material comfort…
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America has shown great capacity for absorbing people from various cultural groups. Language is the important indicator of culture. About 300 languages are spoken in America. American students are the biggest participants in the virtual culture. Online classes and tutorials have become popular. Even in schools and colleges students are dependent much on computers. All values, moderately practiced within the legal limits, are good and hence I do not reject any values.
Using social media is like using the double-edged sword. With Facebooks and MySpace etc. you create a network, share information and also you share an important aspect of the personal information, like your e-mail account. An intelligent virtual criminal can use this information to reach up to your bank accounts and credit cards. Thus, the cyber-criminal activities are on the rise. The excessive use of human-computer interface has made it difficult to distinguish technology from cultural and social aspect of human beings.
When a particular community entertains false notions that their customs and cultural traditions are superior to that of others, it is known as ethnocentrism. With such assumptions hostility towards members of the other groups is the normal outcome. It may lead to discrimination and violence. Laws can bring about secular changes, but not in the inner values. Negative value judgments lead to ethnocentrism, and that does not augur well for the unity of the country. John J Macionis (2010) argues, “Ethnocentrism links people to their society but can cause misunderstanding and conflict between societies. Cultural Relativism is increasingly important as people of the world come into more and more contact with each other. (pp. 53–56}. Unwritten laws, which vary from culture to culture, need to be respected by all the communities.
Question 2: The consequences of the development and implementation of computer-mediated communication and the Internet in business and
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Describe the music and discuss its function. The jalolu (plural for jali) serve three important functions as generally summed up as providing music for important social occasions for their patrons. Specifically, the jalolu, the musicians of the Mande tribe are singers, dancers and recorders of history.
Why did these things occur? What was so powerful about this music that it would elicit such a reaction? (1-full page) During the mid-1960s, Chilean revolutionary artists Victor Jara, Inti-Illimani, and Quilapayun founded the song movement Nueva Cancion (“new song”) which rose to popularity in the midst of a tumultuous state of political affairs and growing indifference in culture that spread across Latin America.
The medium of communication has a great potential in ensuring the success of the communication and allowing the sender to pass his information to his audience without the fear of misinterpretation. The development of information technology tools has made it quite possible for employees and managers to communicate with each other efficiently and effectively, thus enhancing production in the organization.
Chapter 6 focuses on curriculum that needs to be followed in school and the importance of curriculum in student’s learning (Ubben 111). It discusses different theories that need to be taken into consideration while developing
vocabulary where the writer puts down a different word with almost similar wording but with different meaning causing evitable grammatical errors (Rose 71).
Rose talks of “fellowship” as he describes the desire that led him into writing poetry. In essence, some of the
Some of the typical cashiering procedures include counting the money in the cash drawer at the beginning and end of each new shift, closing the cash register drawer between each transaction, and recording all transactions once payment
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