Base the reflection from your own perspectives / views /thoughts on the topic from the discussion questions…For example from the reading, discussion etc what are your thoughts or views on gender and the way culture affects women? What are your thoughts or views on culture? What are your views on socialization especially in regards to verbal and non verbal communication? What are your views on race and ethnicity and how they continue to affect segments of the society? What are your views on social inequality and upward mobility? Share your own views drawing from the info, resources posted on OL.
- What are some of your culture shock experiences in cultural variation as part of a dominant culture or subculture?
- What are some norms present in the society that you find it very hard to get accustomed to or one which you are expected to play a role in but wish could change? Why or why not?
Hint: Culture and Society Topic: Experiencing Other Cultures: Do’s and Don’t’s in Course Packet: Pages 20 – 26.
Video 1: Cultures, Subcultures and Counter Cultures
Video 2: Symbols, Values and Norms
Video 3: Norms – folkways, mores, laws, taboo
Video 4: Crazy Laws that Exist Around the World