Culture Essay Topics

Confession of a Pop-Culture Addict

Now that I have your attention, I’d like to come to my topic about the ascendancy and deprivation that pop culture has made; first of all, I believe that pop culture is a reflection of social change, and not the cause of social change. I say this because many researchers have come across the question… View Article

Global Youth Culture

Culture obviously varies all around the world from country to country, but the basics are always the same. What makes up culture? Does culture change based on the age of the people or the different generations? Culture consists of language, entertainment through mediums such as music, movies, literature, etc. , fashion, art, food, and more…. View Article

Culture

The definition of culture is vague; culture does not define an individual, yet directly influences the individual’s mindset. A community’s culture is connected to the ideals it views as “the way of life;” therefore, culture can include ethics, morality, standard of living, and beliefs. Living in such environment would sequentially influence an individual to live… View Article

Power and Inequality in a Cultural and Linguistic Anthropolistic View

Centuries have passed and the different relationships of power and inequality are still present. Power and inequality have always been an issue and a topic of discussion among many different people in different cultures. Although much has changed throughout history, the struggle between power and inequality is still inevitable. There are many different types of… View Article

Development of a Multinational Personnel Selection System

1. Based on your reading of the textbook chapter what strengths and what shortcomings do you see in the newly developed multinational personnel selection system? The newly developed multinational personnel selection system seems to be okay at first glance. It is great that the system is two-tiered, with the first tier consisting of three modules:… View Article

Values Orientation

“Cultures, as well as countries, are formed by the emergence of value systems (social stages) in response to life conditions. Such complex adaptive intelligences form the glue that bonds a group together, defines who they are as a people, and reflects the place on the planet they inhabit. ” – Don Beck, international expert on… View Article

Vulnerable Neighborhood

Angelo Reyes is the character that I pick in the Neighborhood who is in a vulnerable population. Angelo is a 40 year old Hispanic married male architect. Angelo has been married for three years and has been a compliant diabetic since he was thirteen years old. Angelo’s community is 15 % Hispanic population. Angelo and… View Article

Rashomon

The book is laid out in sequence. It opened up with the testimony of the woodcutter who was being interviewed by a high police commissioner. The woodcutter proceeded to tell the commissioner that he had just stumbled on a crime scene – a man wearing a bluish silk kimono with his face on the ground… View Article

Case Study on Cultural Differences

Cultural differences can pose problems for health care workers. In the case of Linda Gorman, she is faced with the decision to report a woman for child abuse, or chalk it up to cultural differences. The question shouldn’t be whether or not she should report Mrs. Saeto, but rather, are Mrs. Saeto’s actions really considered… View Article

Cross-Cultural Differences

A central core in any cultural are its values. Values are independent standards where it is determined the differences of right and wrong, good and bad objectives. There are usually some shared values among all cultures; the contrast is the account of different perceptions between different cultures. Asian values have shown to be inter-related in… View Article

Education

“The foundation of every state is the education of its youth”- Unknown Schools have been used as an avenue to encourage social control from many centuries ago whether it was for the betterment of our forefathers or to merely control them. They reinforce and transform young minds with the tools necessary to survive in this… View Article

Mexican Culture

Food if one of the aesthetic identification of culture and tradition as it marks its progress from generation to generation, and history to history. Mexican cooking began with the arrival of humans in Mexico and as various cultures influence their cuisine, the tradition and cultural background of their menu have began to evolve. Mexican food,… View Article

Managing Culture and Change

The present scenario has made the future of organizations uncertain. Companies that are excelling in their relevant industries right now may be pushed out in the near future by upstarts with better ideas and more versatility than them. It has happened so often in the past that the only certainty is that it will keep… View Article

Worldview Essay

I think before I begin describing my personal worldviews, it is important to make note and remember what “world view” actually means. It refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs through which an individual interprets the world and interacts with it; a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world. It is also… View Article

Reality and Crash

I would like to start by saying that, I really enjoyed watching the movie CRASH, some of the things shown in the movie are very realistic and much of it can’t even be put into words. Two of the behaviors that I noticed most, are prejudice and stereotyping. It was the cause of where all… View Article

Louise Bourgeois

Much can be learned from the environment within which we live. What we see tells a lot about the society in which we live: belief system; politics; economic undertakings; kinship and material culture among others. Through material culture, we can get insight into the world that existed long before us. Culture can be defined as… View Article

Impact of Korean Culture in North East India

There is a foreign invasion taking place in India’s Northeast region. But the invasion is not from neighboring countries like China or Bangladesh. This time round, it is a cultural invasion. The North eastern states have been experiencing a shift in cultural assimilation from western Americanize ethos(people, system) to Korean and Japanese culture. The wave… View Article

Cultural Differences in Body Language

Do you know what I am doing? (thumbs up to the side – Hitch hiking). When I do this, most of you would think it means “good job”. But in the middle east, for example in Iran, it’s an insult similar to “the middle finger”. Good evening Madam Toastmaster, fellow toastmasters and guests, tonight let’s… View Article

Progression of Morality

Throughout the centuries, morality has guided the beliefs and actions of families as well as societies. It has brought them together but it has also torn them apart. These beliefs continue to be a dominant force throughout many societies, affecting everything from what people wear to how they behave. The progression of morality has been… View Article

Talking Your Culture: Diversity In Language And Culture

Every society has their own unique culture in which the lives of the people are patterned. Culture is responsible for shaping the identity of a society and the individuals who live in that society. People conform to distinguishable culture of their respective society by adhering to the norms, traditions, beliefs, and values that characterize a… View Article

Cultural Meaning

The meaning humans give to actions, concepts and behaviours is dependent on the cultural milieu and is conditioned to a great extent by the underlying meaning systems, values and frames of meaning he/she inherites from the society in general. Socialization plays a direct role in that process. Education, effects of peers and the intellectual atmosphere… View Article

Cultural Diversity Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion

What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing both textbooks. In reading both textbooks and doing further research on the Internet I, believe La Trobe University best summed up the dimensions of cultural diversity. The dimensions of diversity can be divided into two groups, primary dimensions, and secondary… View Article

Notice and Focus: Girl Culture by Lauren Greenfield

”Girl Culture” photo essay by Lauren Greenfield’s was shot inside a department store’s dressing room. It is about a picture of a young lady name Sheena, who seems to me, fitting some cloths while another girl, amber, about her age; probably a close friend is sitting on the floor watching her. The shot was taken… View Article

Popular Entertainment, Performing Arts

Popular entertainment is “ideas, perspectives, altitudes, memes, and other phenomena that are preferred by an informal consensus within the mainstream of a given culture. ” Now like me most people would think, “I still don’t get it. ” Popular entertainment is basically a genre of entertainment based on the popularity it has gained. Many people… View Article

Culture and Literature

Humans are generally described as unique, not one of us are ever exactly the same to another person. If we put a little logic, unique individuals make up societies, thus societies are also somehow unique to each other. Uniqueness is commonly regarded as a positive trait simply because it makes something interesting. In many respects,… View Article

Aspects of Human Nature in “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness encompasses many themes and concepts dealing with the very nature of humanity and its complexity. This novel is set up in two different locations, the Thames River and the Congo River. Conrad uses these two rivers to represent the different cultures that clash in this novel, which are the… View Article

Intercultural Aspect Of Culture

Before evolving an intercultural model of conflict resolution it is important to understand and identify aspects of culture that lead to creation of the framework of conflict. The cultural spectrum holds different shades for a person, a society and a nation, accordingly helping each of them to assimilate and adapt to a common identity that… View Article

A Theoretical Approach to Culture and the Study of Its Theory

The concept of culture is a broad and elaborate subject that identifies with the common practices of different groups of people. Our textbook defines culture as the total pattern of human behavior and its products, embodied in thoughts, speech, action and artifacts. I personally view culture as a concept that helps us develop and identify… View Article

Cultural Awareness

Culture and the environment affect a business in many ways. Culture is not simply a different language, a different shade of skin, or different styles of food. Culture, and the environment in which you are a part of, affect the running of day to day business operations of all companies’ day in and day out…. View Article

Power of Culture to Create Better Future

It is rightly emphasized that “The future depends on what you do today. ” And whatever we do today represents our culture. Actually Culture is a word for people’s ‘way of life’, meaning the way they do things. Different groups of people may have different cultures. Culture is seen in people’s writing, religion, music, clothes,… View Article