Write a response to one topic (listed below) of your choice. Your response must: Discuss only one of the topics listed below. Include at least two sources from in-class texts (lectures, readings, etc) to support your argument. Feel free to use more than two sources. For this assignment, you do not need a Works Cited Page. Refer to any in-class discussions, films, readings or lectures to support your responses. Be a minimum of three pages double spaced (not including header, name, etc). Be in 12 point font with one-inch margins Be in pdf, doc, or Docx format NOT include outside research. This is not a research paper! It is meant to tie together class content (videos, lectures, readings, etc). TOPICS (Choose one). Please discuss one of the following topics: Discuss anthropological approaches to gender and sexuality. More specifically, explain the implications that gender is a cultural construction. How do gender roles vary among cultures? How have gender ideologies created inequalities? Cite the film Aravani Girl or Kliegmans article, Idaho Banned Trans Athletes From Women’s Sports in your response. Explain the non-ethnocentric view of marriage. What kinds of marriages exist around the world and why? What are the reasons anthropologists give for the existence of various marriages and the evolution of arranged marriages? Please refer to polyandry, polygyny, polygamy, arranged marriage or any other marriages applicable to your answer. Cite Serena Nandas article, Arranging a Marriage in India, in your response. How has social stratification increased with industrialization as an adaptive strategy? How has the COVID-19 outbreak intensified this issue and how are they related? Cite Donaldson, COVID-19, (In)Visible Mothers, and the State, in your response. What is the difference between race and ethnicity? Explain why anthropologists view race as a social construct. How can perceptions of race differ in different places around the world? Cite the film, Race: the Power of an Illusion, in your response. For more information on Gender and Sexuality read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexuality_and_gender_identity-based_cultures
In 1000-1250 words, complete the following: Explain cultural factors that influence the development of ethical relationships in or between cultures. What are different perspectives on the ethics of developing, maintaining, or ending relationships in members of different cultural groups? Explain how different cultural values and norms may influence the experience of intercultural conflict. Give specific illustrations that show how different conflict styles are grounded in cultural differences. The project must have a minimum of 5 scholarly sources.
This week’s focus is “Race / Ethnicity” What did you discover? Was there a new consideration in your own understanding of differences and how those manifest in our interpretations of others? How does the lecture content and stories contribute to the theme? How does this theme contribute to our perspective of multiculturalism? Make it personal. Keep in mind that everyone has a personal story. Be authentic. Help us understand. Fascinate us. Discussion Board: post a minimum of two responses to fellow student postings. Take the minute to read directions. View the short tutorial on how to use the discussion board before you begin. These are due before midnight on Friday night.
Purpose of Assignment: This assignment examines the concept of cultural humility and requires the student to evaluate and respond to scenarios requiring humility.Instructions: Consider the following scenario: As a Caucasian-American you have moved from a small rural American town in Wyoming to the city of Chicago. (You may also consider an alternate scenario where you are African- American, Hispanic- American, Asian- Asian, etc. moving to an unfamiliar part of the country e.g. moving to a small rural town). Coming from predominately white culture, you are unfamiliar with persons of color and different minority populations. You are now the minority. You find yourself being judgmental and critical of some of the cultural nuances, vernacular, and more. You now have to form new friendships with members of a culture with which you are not familiar. In a 2-page paper discuss the following: Define and discuss the concept of cultural humility. Explain the role of cultural humility in this scenario. Discuss what changes in thinking must occur for you to successfully mitigate the challenges outlined in the above scenario. Format: Use APA format including concise and clear grammar. For more information read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_humility
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