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  • Asians And Other Cultures
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    Pertaining to Tracy Lai's article titled, "Asian American Women", Lai discusses how stereotypes dehumanize people while turning them into objects to be manipulated. Lai touches on the topic of how Asian people and cultures are stereotyped as being inferior and exotic. The problem that Lai brings to our attention is that it is a struggle to be an Asian in America due to the fact that Asians have been denied political, economic and social equality in America. Lai also brings to our attention the d...
  • American Culture In Understanding Bone What Culture
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    Chinese-American Culture In Understanding Bone What culture they had was to be forgotten a difficult and practically impossible feat. The Chinese-Americans faced a wall of cultural difference that could only be scaled with the support of their parents and local community. The book review of Bone by Nhi Le stated clearly how the first generations struggle to survive and the second generations efforts to thrive made the transition into American culture possible. Overcoming barriers such as languag...
  • Different Predicaments Of Different Asian Countries
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    Overview As Asian markets and economies experienced a drastic slide beginning in the summer of 1997, threatening the stability of other world markets and potentially dampening the technology boom that had been driving world development, the editors began a look at the effects of cultures and economic systems on social and technological change. Following is a Q&A interview with James Fallows. Beginning in 1999, Fallows was media columnist for The Industry Standard. He also is the former editor of...
  • Value System In Asian Culture
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    I've commonly encountered my whole life how spiritual the "Asian culture" can actually be. Christianity, Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism underlie the value system in asian culture. As for my generation, Asian Americans have been influenced by western beliefs to express your opinion and to work towards fighting for your right, extreme liberalism. That culture alone varies when it comes to value systems. Their experiences in America determine what someone values, and how their origin of race pro...
  • Asian Cultures For Example
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    Nonverbal communication, what we do not say, can cause as many problems as what we do say in everyday life. We are often quite aware of the effects of our words because we can see the expression or hear the response. The effects of what is not said may be much more restrained, but they are critical to our success or failure in an organization. You may have observed many Asians, whether they are relatively new immigrants or well-assimilated Asian Americans, still display many of the delicate nonv...
  • Ss Asian Philosophies Of Critical Thinking
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    The research question of this extended essay came across at a very early stage in my life. Having been born and developed from a family with all its members being University instructors and professors, I was often involved in arguments related to the lack of critical thinking in Asian cultures. As I got older, having had the chance to emerge in different cultures, I started to develop my own viewpoints and answers. I started to wonder about the truth between the real differences of Asian and Wes...
  • Specific Issue On Asian Canadian Identities
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    Identity is something that emphasized in nowadays society. People talk about "This is the way I am" all the time. However, not so many people paid their attention to "This is the way you are". This is called "self-centric". Since Columbus discovered the New World in the late fifteenth century, the North American culture tends to be more Euro-American-centric. Thus, the social and cultural recognitions for Asian people in North America are never been such important issue. Canada, as part of the N...
  • Political Doctrine Known As Asian Values
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    How important are perceptions to the study of politics? Can we speak of 'pure' Eastern & Western, Northern and Southern political forms? In recent times, many Eastern countries have begun to acclaim "Asian Values" as principles for the West to perceive and respect. There may be numerous reasons for this phenomena, however the strongest one would have to be that they feel endangered by the sudden influence of Western culture and demands for democratisation and liberalisation as a result of their ...
  • Country About The Many Asian Americans
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    Race and Ethnicity William Matter Race and Ethnicity Final Exam Essay #1 Ethnicity: Relation of Assimilation The question of how people of different races and ethnicities interact in America has gripped this nation from its infancy. American society has long been a "cultural melting pot,' integrating people from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Although the nation's history has been checkered on the process of successfully integrating people from all racial and ethnic backgrounds, Americans ca...

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