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Cultural Significance Essay Examples

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Cultural Revolution, Progress, Regression and Degeneration as Seen in Music and Literature
Select several works of art that reflect cultural evolution and progress, and cultural regression and degeneration? It has been said that many forms of art, from poetry to music, contribute to the way we feel, think and see, and helps us to discover the hidden beauty of art. Oftentimes, art provides a historical connection...
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Cultural Identity of an Indonesian Immigrant to the U.S.
One can become acculturated to the value, belief, norms, or even
culture that they were not born into because culture is learned. I was born
and raised in Indonesia until I was 17 years old. I considered myself as a
Southeast Asian woman who is a mix of a dominant ethnic group and co-
culture ethnic group in Indonesia, Java...
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An Analysis of Culture as a Values, Beliefs, Behaviors and Materials That Form the Way of Life For Humans
When we enter the world we enter naked physically, socially, and culturally. Unlike other living creatures humans need social experience to learn their culture and survive. Only humans rely on culture rather than instincts to ensure the survival of their kind. The natural thing to humans is to create culture. Culture has to...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Cultural Diversity
Cultural diversity promotes cordiality in a working environment. People working in a team, must be able to appreciate and accommodate the diversity of their teammates, to be able to achieve their objectives.
Importance of cultural differences
People from different parts of the world view things differently. Everybody has a...
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A Comprehensive Comparison and Contrast of Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism
Chapter 3: Question: Compare and contrast ethnocentrism and cultural relativism.  Which stance do sociologists strive to adopt, and what are the difficulties associated with that position
According to Andersen and Taylor (5), culture refers to the values a given society holds, the symbols they admire, the language they spea...
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A Literary Analysis of the Article Cultural Relativism and Cultural Values by Melville Herkovits
A critique of cultural relativism In his article "Cultural relativism and cultural values", Melville Herkovits defines the principle of cultural relativism as "judgements are based on experience, and experience is interpreted by each individual in terms of his own enculturation" (26). This is the basic...
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An Analysis of the Meta-Ethical Cultural Realism
The thesis of meta-ethical cultural relativism is the philosophical viewpoint that there are no absolute moral truths, only truths relative to the cultural context in which they exist. From this it is therefore presumed that what one society considers to be morally right, another society may consider to be morally wrong, th...
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An Analysis of the Religious and Historical Significance of Food to the Jews During the Time of Jesus
In the time of Jesus, food often had religious and historical significance. Even today food still has these significances to the Jews. The main resource of historical information about the early life of Jews is the Bible. Jewish scribes began recording their histories while in Babylon. These histories are the Old Testamen...
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The Political Significance of the Australia-China Bilateral Relationship
Australia and Asia relationship
and Asia relationship
This essay analyses the Australian-China
bilateral relationship since 1945 and in particular its political significance
to Australia. Many global factors have influenced this relationship,
including the advent of the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War an...
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A Literary Analysis of Death in to Build a Fire
Significance of Words Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire"
Modern Lit. Paper Significance of Words Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire" Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire" The significance of the words "dying and death" in Jack London's 1910 novel, "To Build a Fire" contin...
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An Analysis of the Significance of Words Dying and Death in To Build a Fire by Jack London
Significance of Words Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire"Dying and Death in "To Build a Fire"The significance of the words "dying and death" in Jack London's 1910novel, "To Build a Fire" continuously expresses the man's dwindling warmthand bad luck in his journey along the Yukon trai...
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The Historical Significance of Pyramids and Tombs in Ancient Egypt
Imagine living in Ancient Egypt about 3,000 B.C. Imagine a society teeming with life and happiness. Imagine looking around and seeing beautiful buildings, fields of crops, and the great pyramids with their white limestone fa ade blazing in the sun of the midday. It would be quite the experience to have lived back then. Th...
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The Simple Key to Understanding Wind and Its Significance in Weather Prediction
Wind can tell us many things about weather conditions. A person knowledgeable about local weather can take the temperature and dew point, wind data and altimeter setting and make a pretty good estimate of what the present weather is. He can throw away all but the wind and still give you an approximate weather outlook. T...
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How Honor, Courage and Commitment in Ones' Live Leads to Success
Honor Courage and Commitment in one’s live; how does it lead to success?
Success is a part of everyone’s life. No one can go without it. One success can be defined with three simple words that were instilled during ones time in the Marine Corps. Those three words are Honor, Courage, and Commitment; those words may be kn...
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The Significance of the Works of Anthropologists and Archaeologists
“The Significance of” “Anthropologists and Archaeologists” Anthropologists and archaeologists have influenced our lives in so many ways. They have taken us back to our most humble beginnings. They have given us an awareness of just how far we have come through the centuries. Archaeology is the investigating of lif...
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The Religious Significance of Food in Jewish Tradition
Food of the Chosen In the time of Jesus, food often had religious and historical significance. Even today food still has these significances to the Jews. Historical Significance The main resource of historical information about the early life of Jews is the Bible. Jewish scribes began recording their histories while in...
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The Significance of Heathcliff's Character in the Novel Wuthering Heights
In the novel Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff represents a character of much value. Heathcliff, to me, is the main character of this story. He represents significance of true love. Although he didn’t have the patience and the values that his brothers had, he did have love. In the novel, Heathcliff represents a childlike c...
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Importance of Political Cartoons
This past week, I heard many people complaining about the sudden rise of gas prices at the pump. A cartoon published last Sunday, February 27, 2011, in The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, gave a light-hearted view on a very serious subject. Dick Locher’s untitled political cartoon addresses the rising price of gas at the pump....
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Symbol of the Olympic Rings
Most people don’t realize that objects create an experience. Most people will tell you that an object is utilitarian or beautiful. But it is much more than that. It can be the cup that holds your favorite set of pens that gracefully flow onto the paper or the Olympic rings that evoke a sense of pride by and happiness in peo...
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A History of the Site White Bay Power Station in the Australia
White bay power station is located approximately 4 km west of Sydney CBD. The site is bounded to the south by Victoria road and to the west by Robert Street, Rozelle. It is situated adjacent to a small inlet of Sydney Harbour. The site was selected for the power station as it was conveniently situated to rail and...
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An Analysis of the Significance of John F. Skelly vs State Personnel Board Case
Multi-Cultural Environments Skelly Rights Background, Impact, Significance on Workers Rights Skelly Background In 1975, a case was brought before the Supreme Court of California that redefined the process of personnel discharge in the public sector. This case was John F. Skelly V s State Personnel Board and was brought...
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The Significance of Racism in Today's Canada and the United States
Racism has become one of the many burdens amongst multi-cultural worlds like Canada and the States. Racism is a part of each and every one of us. No doubt, we are all racist, but this the term racism has been used too loosely. Racism has been mutated to such an extent that it could be a reason for war, a symbol of terrorism...
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The European View of Assessing Cultural Anthropology by Goody Jack
Jessica McCorkle 1/12/00 Review 1/Ant.450 Goody, Jack. 1994. Culture and Its Boundaries: A European View. Assessing Cultural Anthropology. Borofsky, Robert, ed. Pp.250-261. McGraw-Hill, Inc. In the beginning of the article Goody talks about the definition of culture and how it is used. Culture is a difficult word to d...
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The Definition and Meaning of Culture
What is Culture? With a diverse population existing in the United States today, our country is a melting pot of different cultures, each one unique in its own respect. Culture, distinguishing one societal group from another, includes beliefs, behaviors, language, traditions, art, fashion styles, food, religion, politics, a...
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Principles of Cultural Safety Aspects Learnt from My Clinical Practice
This assignment is based on the cultural safety aspects of an exemplar from my clinical practice. Within this assignment, the four principles of cultural safety and how they are significant to this exemplar will be discussed. While the strategies that I can utilize as a student in addressing this issue will be outlined. Fi...
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