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  • Cultural Plunge

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    Cultural Plunge at an Asian Market As I contemplated on what my cultural plunge was going to be, it made me realize that I am lucky to say that I have been exposed and acquainted with maybe more than the usual. My ex-husband is Middle Eastern, I am Mexican, and I have homo-sexual friends, and have and had friends that are African-American, Caucasian, Japanese, Filipino, Jewish, and Korean. I finally chose to explore more of the Asian culture because although I have friends that are Asian I liked

  • Assignment on Cultural Plunge

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    I. PRIOR EXPECTATIONS My first reaction when receiving this assignment was surprise. Usually, a "cultural plunge" would involve a person entering a cultural type environment that is not within the person's comfort zone, as described by Pham (2013). However, since this type of plunge is also outside of our comfort zone, I suppose that it could also qualify as a cultural plunge. I am looking forward to trying this exercise, since I believe it will teach me a lot about not only myself, but also about

  • Cultural Plunge: An Exceptional History Of Perseverance.

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    Cultural Plunge: An Exceptional History of Perseverance In the early hours of morning on June 28th, 1969, New York City, hundreds gathered; All of them connected and protesting for their rights. In Greenwich Village, a poor Manhattan neighborhood, stood a bar where people of all ages, different identities and walks of life came to. The Stonewall Inn had become a sanctuary for many people gave them a chance to be themselves without worry of being accepted, treated unfairly or cruelly because

  • Personal Memories Of A Cultural Plunge At A Quinceanera

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    Cultural Plunge: For my cultural plunge activity, I got to attend a Quinceanera with one of my friends. A Quinceanera is a Hispanic cultural celebration of womanhood. When a girl turns fifteen, they throw a party to celebrate their coming of age. There are many traditions for this day of celebration, such as, dancing, food, religious ceremony, family, and friends. During this cultural plunge, I got to speak to a Hispanic woman who explained some of her personal memories of being an immigrant in

  • The Importance Of Cultural Heritage

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    financial targets and money return, cultural heritage being an important humanity asset becomes victim of oppressive and destroying actions meant to institute economic and social progress. Cultural destructiveness and ignorance are observed in Banksy’s graffiti of a worker jet blasting over prehistoric art from a city wall. As progress along with mass and cyber media tend to gain territory and people’s sympathy, we must be responsible to safeguard the cultural legacy which is the basis of humanity

  • Cultural Exploration Of A Sightseeing Tour

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    learning about different cultures, as each new culture I encounter teaches me to truly appreciate diversity. In this course, I had the opportunity to partake in a cultural exploration from the comfort of my home, and gain new perspectives from various readings, discussions, films. In addition, the course also encouraged me to step outside my “cultural comfort zone” through different exploratory projects. It would be difficult to explore the ever-expanding multitude of cultures that exist (and will exist)

  • Career Development in Generation X Essay

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    Career Development in Generation X Generation X refers to the population cohort following the Baby Boomers. Sources differ as to the exact years during which this cohort was born. Coupland (1991) suggests 1960 to 1970; Bradford and Raines (1992) propose 1965 to 1975; and Howe and Strauss (1993) suggest 1961 to 1981. Whatever the birth years, it is their common life experiences that give this cohort an identity. Individuals born in Generation X are reputedly more global, technologically oriented

  • Chinese History: Pointed at the Wrong Direction

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    economy is what people know of China today. However, what most people do not know and the rest wanting to forget, is that China had its fair share of atrocities done to its very own people. One of these, of course, would be the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, wherein under the great struggle of Mao Zedong return to power, he turned youths by the thousand to be his personal army, infamously known as the “Red Guards” and used them to persecute

  • Arranged

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    Differences of Traditional Conservative Culture and Western Culture Victor Pinto Hudson Community College Abstract In the film (Arranged, 2007), it tells a story of two women who are going through an arranged marriage. Arranged marriage is something that is seen in traditional cultures, not really seen in modern western culture. Modern western culture and traditional cultures are very different. Patriarchy is followed in the home of these families, where the father sets the rules

  • Punk Subculture

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    to be mechanized into living where they live. Concerned with the erosion of identify and distinct ways of life, large quantities of subculture emerged,especially in the late 1960s and 1970s. Bourdieu has already coined the term ‘cultural capital’ to explicate the cultural asserts available within society. As provided with unique habitus and subcultural production, diverse subcultures often distinct through different subcultural capitals. This essay will interpret the notion of ‘subcultural capital’

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