Cultural competence

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  • Ten Myths About Immigration

    Since the beginning of America, immigrants have played a key role in building American industry, economy, and society. Bringing cultures from across the globe, immigrants were and are essential to building the America of today. However, each immigrant is faced with the challenge of assimilating into American culture and specific communities within that culture. A community is a group of people who share common interests, ideas, traits, or circumstances, and ultimately accept all members of the…

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  • Hortense Powdermaker's Stranger And Friend

    Hortense Powdermaker, a world-renowned cultural anthropologist, spent her life studying the lives of others. She wanted to gain insight into cultures and societies different than hers. Throughout her lifetime, Powdermaker strived to give those who can’t always speak for themselves, a voice of their own. Powdermaker’s book, Stranger and Friend: The Way of an Anthropologist, highlights four different cultural contexts in which she did fieldwork over the course of her life as an anthropologist.…

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  • Response To Ingold's Definition Of Ethnographic

    Ingold argues that anthropologists overuse the term ethnography when conducting their research. He believes that the term is detrimental to anthropology because it undermines the goal of the discipline. In his article, Ingold explains that we should move away from ethnography and instead use participant observation when discussing fieldwork. Anthropologists are actively involved in the communities they observe. According to Ingold, anthropologists do more than just catalogue cultures; they…

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  • Prairie Residential School Case Study

    To deculturize aboriginal children they needed to be separated from their families. To do this, residential schools were created off reserve land and parental access was restricted causing parents and their children to lose contact with one another . This allowed church employees, who ran the schools, the chance to take over and become the new parental figure for the impressionable minds of the young, terrified, and confused Indigenous children. Furthermore, as Carpenter states, the children…

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  • Summary Of Culturally Relative By John Donnelly

    The first question that popped into mind was what does “culturally relative” mean. Cultural relativism is the idea that one’s morals, beliefs, ethics and customs are relative to the context in which one lives. Donnelly explains his reasoning behind his statement “human rights are not in any important way culturally relative” by stating that to him, culture only explains little of the importance about the development of ideas and practices of human rights or rights that we have in the…

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  • Baby Boomer Generation: The Millennial And Z Generations

    “Kids these days” is a term with a negative connotation that is commonly used among people from the Baby Boomer (1946 to 1964) and X (mid 1960s to early 1980s) generations when judging children on their hobbies and activities. According to them, the people of the Millennial (1980s to late 1990s) and Z (early 2000s and on) generations have much different childhoods and adulthoods than the previous two generations. In their eyes, children and young adults today are nothing like what they used to…

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  • Rachel's Three Implications Of Cultural Relativism

    Cultural relativism is the thesis that there is no universal truth within ethics. This can also be explained that one’s culture determines what they see as right or wrong, acceptable or unacceptable, or even normal or not normal. For example, most are aware that many cultures view eating insects as a delicacy. However, in the United States culture, this seems odd and the majority of the population would not be okay with practicing this. In this example, neither culture can look at the other and…

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  • Gang Of Four: The Cultural Revolution In China

    The Cultural Revolution After Chairman Mao’s absolute failure with the great leap forward, his popularity among the citizens greatly decreased. This prompted Mao to launch the Cultural Revolution in hopes to regain his reputation with the masses and the Chinese government. Mao encouraged the youth all across the country to revolt against authority, and to wipe out old customs and traditions, but his real objective was to get rid of political figures that posed a threat to him. What ensued was a…

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  • What Are The Arguments Against Universalism

    Universalism is the opposite metaethical view from cultural relativism, and states that right and wrong are not based on culture or society at all. Moral rules transcend cultural boundaries and apply to everyone; there is only one correct moral code and all people should live by it, regardless of their society or culture. The implication is that in many cases societies are following the wrong moral principles, and they need to change. According to this view morals are objective and therefore…

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  • Cultural Face Off Proposition

    of understanding interpersonal communication. Additionally, the essay will highlight the four propositions within Identity Management Theory, with emphasis on the Cultural Face Off proposition evident during my Indonesian experience. Furthermore, the essay will explore the strategies that could have been utilized to overcome the Cultural Face Off proposition to enable mutual respect. Firstly, it is evident that all human interactions are responded to with either a positive or negative…

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