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  • Cultural Competence Into Five Different Areas
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    The American Academy of Family Physicians website defines cultural competence as: "A set of congruent behaviors, attitudes and policies that come together as a system, agency or among professionals and enable that system, agency or those professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. The word 'culture' is used because it implies the integrated pattern of human thoughts, communications, actions, customs, beliefs, values and institutions of a racial, ethnic, religious or social gr...
  • Early Chicago Saloons
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    Saloon Culture Analytical Critique Writing Assignment HY 121 Spring 2005 Royal Melendy writes about a rising social culture taking place at the turn of the twentieth century. He depicts this culture as the ambiance emitted in early Chicago saloons. "Saloons served many roles for the working-class during this period of American history, and were labeled as the poor man's social clubs" (summary of saloon culture, pg. 76). Saloons were described as part of the neighborhood. An institution recognize...
  • Second Dimension In The Cultural Context
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    "The cultural context in which human communication occurs is perhaps the most defining influence on human interaction. Culture provides the overall framework in which humans learn to organize their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in relation to their environment" (1). By going through the five dimensions of the cultural context of Brazil, a lot is revealed about the interesting culture, and gives a better understanding of how Brazilians live. The first dimension in the cultural context is whet...
  • Their Own Beliefs And Cultural Habits Need
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    When speaking in terms of legalized euthanasia, and self-determination, Callahan feels that people should make decisions for themselves according to their own beliefs as to what comprises the good life. (pg. 226) He also states that we will, one way or another, die of some disease and that death will have dominian over all of us. (pg. 227) The meaning of this is no matter what we are all destined to die. In the case of death he first looks at suicide. This is when a person takes his or her own l...
  • Culture Of The Inner City Ghetto
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    March 17, 1998 Black Studies 137 E Final 1. b) According to Wilson, there is a positive relationship between structuralopportunities and culture". 'Culture' may be defined as the sharing of modes of behavior and outlook within a community... To act according to one's culture... is to follow one " 's inclinations as they have been developed by influence or learning from other members ofthe community that one belongs to or identifies with" (Wilson, p. 66). The culture of the inner-city ghetto has ...
  • Artaud's Theater
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    Marc Bro tman Theory of Drama 11/15/00 TWO NIGHTS OF ARTAUD IS JUST NOT HEALTHY Cornell West writes, culture convinces you not to kill yourself. This, I ve come to realize, is a partial articulation of Atr aud's idea of culture -in-action (which also mandates his idea of metaphysics-in-action). Writing from a spiritual perspective, Artaud believes that something makes us live. This something is empirical and existent in all things. For Artaud, the human need for a transcendent state is part of l...
  • People Of The Leaver Culture
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    Any culture that takes just what it needs form the surroundings and leaves the rest is called a leaver culture. These people are very nomadic, such as the pygmies in the Forest People. Leavers move to an area that they fell they can live off the surroundings for awhile without using everything up. A few such leaver cultures have tried some forms of agriculture, though not the same way as the taker cultures have. The people of the leaver culture believe that they will only use what is necessary t...
  • Today's Children Need
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    One issue that I think authors are writing more of today is multicultural literature. Because children today attend ethnically diverse schools, it is important that authors reflect different cultural backgrounds. Children need to learn that the differences we see in people are important and the books that are being written now should teach a positive image of children's heritages. Also, children need to learn the realities of what happened in their culture's past, but it shouldn't be considered ...
  • Chief Of The Trobrianders
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    The ways in which a society organises itself are often centred around one anthropological theory which forms a basis for all that is done within that society, e.g. rituals, ceremonies etc... This essay will examine one anthropological theory; functionalism, and the way in which it has influenced and shaped the culture and society of the Trobrianders of Papa New Guinea, the people on whom the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski wrote an ethnography. The theory of functionalism is the idea that al...
  • Important Cause Of Identity Crisis
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    Lost Identity By Ayesha Shahid The roaring and the wailing of the wind awakened me suddenly from my 'sweet dreams'. I looked out of my window and saw the trees in my backyard swinging violently. Almost immediately I saw two trees falling over the backyard. I ran to my bed, covered myself and prayed that the hurricane would stop and won't cause much damage. Next morning, I dared to walk into the yard to see what Nature has done to my nature in the garden. I was grieved to see my plantation crashe...

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