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1. What are some of the obvious cultural characteristics that you feel portray you? What are some of the less apparent cultural characteristics that you identify with yourself?

2. How might a marriage of people from different cultures be influenced by disparate philosophical perspectives? How do you think such philosophical differences might be resolved"or can they even be resolved?

3. Why might tokenism or aversive forms of racism be as dangerous as symbolic racism? What are the differences between prejudice and racism? Why is the distinction between prejudice and racism important?

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1. What are some of the obvious cultural characteristics that you feel portray you? What are some of the less apparent cultural characteristics that you identify with yourself?

I am an Italian-American so my cultural characteristics include a love of food, food being equal to the expression of love toward others, dark hair and eyes, and olive skin. The religious aspects of my culture are prevalent among my family members (Catholic) and the language is still alive around me as well. Some of the less apparent cultural characteristics I identify with are the value of hard work, the importance of a family name and upholding that name at all times, and the value of folklore and telling stories of our grandparents in Italy.

Some other Italian aspects that I actually do no embody personally are the old world view of education and its lack of importance and religion. I am not Catholic myself however, the majority of my traditional Italian family are and my parents and I have always place a high importance on education. The value of education is not held with my ...

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A discussion regarding cultural characteristics including less apparent characteristics demonstrated on a personal level. Also, a discussion regarding how marriages among those from different cultures might experience challenges related to philosophical differences and the concepts of tokenism and other aversive forms of racism. 705 words.

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