Course: Cross Cultural Relations

Unit:  Culture

Deliverable Length:  2-3 pages

Choice 1:

Examine the concepts of cultural diversity and culture shock. Think about one of your favorite vacations or a country you would like to visit and answer the following questions:

•What were some indicators of cultural diversity (consider for example race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, among others)?

•What did you learn from the diversity that has left an impression on you?

•What created a sense of culture shock for you?

•If you haven’t yet visited the country of your choice research how that culture differes from the U.S. Include in your paper the various differences and how those differences would need to be considered when visiting that country.


Choice 2:

•Discuss the 4 parenting styles: authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved.

•Describe the parents’ behavior and attitude in each style, and include how an American child reacts to each style.

•Which style of parenting has been proven successful in individualistic cultures and collectivistic cultures?

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