Similarly, women should wear dark suits. However, women should not wear heels to prevent “towering” over men. Subsequently, do not wear pants in a business setting as it comes off as offensive to the Japanese. Revealing clothing are to be avoided and it is recommended to wear flats that are easy to put on and remove as you will likely be doing it often. Quality of the clothing material also plays a vital factor when it comes to dressing in Japan.
Women are allowed to shake hands with women and men are allowed to shake hands with men but it depends on religious standpoints and beliefs as to whether a mixed gender couple could shake hands, so it is best to wait for the other part to extend a hand. Giving gifts is a good idea in this culture but it is best to not give things like frangipani or white flowers because they are used at funerals. A gift from a man should also be given from a female relative. Muslims and Hindus also have restrictions on gifts such has leather, pigskin, and alcohol. When dining, it is a good idea to take shoes off before entering a home and politely turn down the first offer of beverages and snacks because that is protocol.
Ralph avoided indulging into the American culture by trying to stick strictly to his Chinese values. He avoids America and only tries to obtain knowledge that is absolutely necessary to live.... ... middle of paper ... ...American views. Being free is definitely a valued aspect of life. America offered that freedom that surely attracted many immigrants. Even though some immigrants such as Ralph and Helen that hold strongly to their Chinese beliefs fall to the big "American dream".
It is important to choose clothing that presents yourself as a professional. Common clothing apparel to avoid include: jeans, tennis shoes, t-shirts, hats, flip flops, or any clothing that has a brand name or message/logo on it. Also you need to try and avoid ill-fitting clothing as it may become a distraction during your interview. Clothing items that have holes in them should be avoided by any means necessary. This includes any designer jeans, worn out jeans, or shirts with various holes.
China has large population base, and the average education level is low. But that not mean Chinese don’t have judgment to distinguish the fact and rumors. All in all, Chinese government should accept foreign social networking like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. To forbid those networking cannot stop the rumors radically, however, it would lose more useful information than those rumors. Everyone have his or her rights to know what happened and what already has happened in their owe country.
On the other hand, gifts in sets of four must be avoided because the word for four, 四sounds like the word for death, 死. As Korean is derived from Chinese, many of Korean culture are influenced by Chinese culture. Some of old buildings in Korea, they either do not have fourth floor or use an English alphabet, F instead of 4 to denote. In my opinion, it is up to an individual to decide whether to follow these or not but I would say, it will be better if you follow these things when you are giving a gift to Chinese. Because by following these, you are showing a respect to them and their culture.
For example, employers are less likely to hire someone with an ethnic name. People of color are often targeted simply because there are people who just hate their entire race and/or religion. They live in fear and take extra precautions to avoid being attacked or harassed. People of color are also seen as dangerous, suspicious, and as criminals. “I can go shopping alone most of the time, pretty well assured that I will not be followed or harassed.” (McIntosh, 101) McIntosh points out that her white privilege prevents her from being mistreated due to her race.
This grace could viewed as the emperor was hesitant to start confrontation with British forces. In other words, although the emperor ordered Commissioner Lin Zexu to end opium sales in Guangzhou and Guangdong, he was afraid of potentially starting war with the British. Lin's effort to solve the opium problem peacefully was highly favored and sanctioned by the emperor. Although the First Opium War proves that this letter was unsuccessful, this letter has significance because unlike most countries and disputes, the Chinese did whatever they could to ensure that this matter had a peaceful resolution. This letter shows that the Chinese practice of Confucianism has helped them evolve as an already self sufficient country into a favored and sanctioned country for their reasonable ways.
One of the reason is because they want their last name to keep on the generation. In China their value for a women too low and they seem to only want males. This is not such a good idea because there will be too many men and not enough women. Unfortunately, for the suicide girl she might have actually wanted to be aborted from her mother than being born a
It is also considered to be backward due to the fact that it is not in the same fashion line with the rest of the western clothing. Outsiders look at the long, black, abaya and see something unbearable to wear. In their understanding, having to wear such a long and dragging cloth is intolerable; wearing sh... ... middle of paper ... ...hijab. Muslims look at the niqqab and see it as something worn by women with high religious statuses. It is worn by people who believe that a woman’s face is also a sign of beauty, hence hide it as an extra step towards preserving themselves.