Culture and Multiculturalism
? Examine the concept of culture and how it is used to construct group identity.
? Define descriptive categories that contribute to diversity, including age, ethnic or racial status, socioeconomic class, gender, physical abilities, sexual orientation, national origin, and religion.
? Compare theories of multiculturalism with the process of cultural assimilation.
? Recognize the value of diversity.
Prepare a Cultural Background Summary of your personal cultural background. This paper should highlight the different sources that have contributed to your cultural background. Additionally, speculate on the extent to which your current identity has been molded by assimilation, acculturation, and/or a climate of pluralism.
If you follow the outline I have provided, you should easily go over 700 words. At the end I provided a summary of how someone might identify culture of a specific man and why that would be wrong. I cannot write this essay for you, specifically because it seems to ask about you rather than me. But check the attached for some more insights.
Describe your place in your family. Are you the oldest, middle, or younger sibling, or an only child? This immediately places you in certain thought and action patterns. Then you should identify your race and socioeconomic background. If it is varied, as most of us are, then you would want to make that clear. I am English on my mother's side along with Cherokee. My dad is pure Irish and Scots Irish. I would be termed Black Irish if I was to examine it more deeply, the points of which appear in my temperament and ability to drink to excess.
I come from a small ...
An outline of how a personal cultural background is constructed with an example of one person's culture. Attached is a personal cultural review of writer.