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  • What Are The Cultural Implications Of Cultural Education

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    education as they are, according to Gardiner and Kosmitzki (2011), the “primary day-to-day teachers of cultures” (p. 99). Similarly, according to Kagitcibasi (1996), culture has a great influence of families and often dictates a mother 's expectations of her children. The skills and values that a mother will teach her children correlate to her cultural and religious beliefs. Nonetheless, culture is part of a greater system. In fact, Kagitcibasi (2006) explains that “parental beliefs are cultural constructions”

  • Consumer Culture

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    cosmopolitanism. It can influence people by the openness and accessibility of media in the wealthy people. Human, information and goods can flow to other cultures without restrictions under the consequence of globalisation. As Hebdige (1990) stated that people can become a cosmopolitan by watching television at home. They can recognise the distant national culture without really travelling and involved in that place. Commodities can also be imported from other countries by transportation and hence exotic foods

  • Jules and Jess

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    In the movie Bend it like Beckham, we are presented with cultural hybridity in it's functional role in society and in what way it is actually formed. Painting two different pictures of an Indian and a British family, the startpoint of the movie is showing how different these two cultures actually are. The theme of accepted social behaviour is seen throughout the movie in various situations. Jess, an Indian girl whose parents came to Britain in search for a better life, struggles to find mutual ground

  • The Intercultural Communication of American and British in Saving Mr Banks

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    In this paper I will argue that cross-cultural differences between Americans and British in the movie Saving Mr Banks are shaping the relationships between main characters. It happens through different use of language and differences in cultural background. Americans and British both speak English language, however the characters are faced with some challenges in verbal communication. So American English and British English shape the identity of the speaker. The writer who comes from Britain emphasises

  • Multiculturalism in Canada

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    of immigrants from various backgrounds. Multiculturalism is a government policy such as the Canadian Multiculturalism Act. This policy has been established to manage cultural diversity which helps people to have deeper understanding of different cultures, races and religions in order to generate better interaction among different races in Canada and the US. This essay will discuss the advantages of North-American multiculturalism in terms of general tolerance and integration and economic development

  • Stereotypes In Amanda Adiche's The Danger Of A Single Story

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    child. Since there weren’t very many African books for her to read she instead read British and American books. This where she learned of British and American cultures. When she wrote she wrote of blonde hair, blue eyed people who liked to drink butter beer and talk about the sunny weather. Why would she write about them? Why did they have to blonde hair and blue eyed? That was all the characters were in her British and American books. In Nigeria they never talked about the weather, they ate mangoes

  • The Importance Of A Multicultural Society

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    becomes more and more popular and common, living and communicating with someone who has a different culture background naturally becomes more important. Australia, one of the most successful country in multicultural society, has many factors which made the country successful in maintaining a harmonic society. Three of these factors are policy, education, and the high level of acceptance between culture differences (Bastian, 2012, p. 67; Ozdowski, 2012; Bouma, 2015). Factor 1 Obtaining multicultural

  • What is a Multicultural Society?

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    trepidation of persecution. Whilst expressing ones culture they are also learning the main dominant language of the country in addition to abiding by the rules and regulations of the country. It is a society in which one can observe the different sub cultures, which are differentiated through language, religion, norms and values, pastimes, and culture. A multicultural society would be composed of people from different ethnic backgrounds and cultures living and working together. In society when people

  • The Death of Indian Culture Exposed in The Jewel In the Crown

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    The Death of Indian Culture Exposed in The Jewel In the Crown The Jewel in the Crown, by Paul Scott, is a postcolonial novel about the realism of the interracial love affair between Daphne Manners and Hari Kumar, the subsequent rape of Daphne Manners, and the after effects on British and Indian relations. At a time when British and Indian affairs were strained, at best, the rape of Miss Manners is significantly metaphoric of the British rape of Indian land and culture. British colonial sentiment

  • Soyinka Drama

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    born in the unstable time of British colonialism in Nigeria, used the entertainment platform of drama to promote thought regarding tradition and modernity in a style filled with satire and drama in tragic form. The Yoruba culture, which he was birthed into, created a barrier for the inhabitants of his region of anti-imperialism, and many discredited any further expansion as they were so deeply rooted in their old ways and their old gods. Soyinka saw the advantages of British practice but wanted to keep