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    Masterchef Israel’s Diaspora Representation

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    appreciation of diaspora nationalism. Through emphasizing Franz’s cooking style, the judge’s appreciation for the variation in the dishes, and the camera focusing on the types of ingredients used, Masterchef Israel aesthetically reflects Israel’s cultural bonding through diaspora nationalism. Masterchef frames Franz as a humble chef who is aware of the Israel kosher practices, and yet does not let these cooking limitations hinder his German influences and creativity. Citizens of Israel take great

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    Historical Types of Rationality

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    the limits of its potentialities and something new is being created. We seem to be experiencing the global crisis of consciousness which perhaps concerns fundamental questions of our cultural identity and signals total social crisis of our civilization. This raises a question about the nature of our current cultural this identity: Is it still modern or already "postmodern"? Or are we only experiencing the continuation from classical to modern (Král 1994)? Is the crisis of "modernity" a permanent

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    tourism sector has increased the influx of capital into the Tibetan economy while at the same time negatively changing the socio-cultural aspects of Tibetan life and the environment in which Tibetan communities make their home. The increase in tourism in Tibet and the consequent commercialization of Tibet’s sacred mountains may lead to a loss of traditional forms of cultural expression among the diverse indigenous people of Tibet. Sacred Worldview The Tibetan people behold a sacred worldview that

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    Music - The Hip-hop Movement

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    Music - The Hip-hop Movement Hip-hop has become a new cultural phenomenon in North America and has become quite popular all over the world. Hip-hop began in the 1970's in New York City where it has its origins in the African-American community. However, because of music videos, Hip-hop culture has become accessible to everyone in society and has merged into mainstream pop culture. Hip-hop culture may not have been as popular if it was not for the accessibility of this new media. The Hip-hop

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    In what ways is Lysistrata a woman behaving badly in her own cultural context? Women can be seen as behaving badly thought the entire of history, yet the cultural context to which they belong defines what is bad and what is not. Context has been seen to effect values and attitudes to a great extent, therefore determining how a text should be viewed. Lysistrata by Aristophanes was written in ancient Greek times, so Lysistrata must be viewed as a woman behaving badly in regard to the values and

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    Cultural Adaptation

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    can be defined as many things, but it is never a static entity; it changes and evolves over time and through the generations. That is not to say that all cultures adapt well or that all adaptations are beneficial. This paper will briefly discuss cultural adaptation and its effects. Miller et al. (2010) defines culture as people’s learned and shared beliefs (p.4). However it can also be said that culture is the cumulative knowledge of a people, such as the use of fire technology by the natives of

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    The Use of Alcohol in Society

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    Throughout history, society has engaged in taking substances such as alcohol, that alter our physical being or our psychological state of mind. There are many experiences and pressures that force people to feel like they have to drink in order to cope with life, but for many alcohol is a part of everyday life, just like any other beverage. Alcohol is introduced to us in many ways, through our family, television, movies, and friends’. These “sociocultural variants are at least as important as physiological

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    minimal, if not nonexistent. For the most part, the members of this society have complete respect and trust in their superiors, and those who don’t are dealt with in a peaceful manner as to keep both society and the heretic happy. Maintained by cultural values, mental conditioning, and segregation, the idea of social stability as demonstrated in Brave New World is, in my opinion, both insightful and intriguing. The story is set hundreds of years in the future in a world with completely separate

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    EMERGING ISSUES IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM   Introduction Tourism is the travelling for leisure, business or family and recreational purposes, normally for limited period. Tourism has become popularized as leisure activity. It can be international or domestic, and international tourism has both outgoing and incoming implications on balance of payment of a country. The hajj is the keystone of Saudi tourism. In 2004 approximately 2 million pilgrims came to Saudi Arabia, and nearly 500,000 Saudis take

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    Cultural Turmoil in Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now The era of the 1960’s was one of change, just like so many of the enduring songs say. With words like revolution and freedom being used to promote movements that changed our society forever. The most important being the Civil Rights movement, and arguably the most influential: the sexual revolution. While great new ideas and beliefs were starting to take root, morals and social constructs that had been established were endangered of being

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