• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Thinking Sociologically

Extracts from this document...


Thinking Sociologically [Name of the writer] [Name of the institution] Thinking Sociologically Th? ?b?v? im?g? sh?ws th? v?ri?ti?n ?f th? cultur? ?sp?ct. Cultur? is ? difficult thing t? strictly d?fin?. Such ? l?rg? v?ri?ty ?f s?ci?t?l ?sp?cts f?ll und?r its r??lm, th?t it's s?m?tim?s c?mplic?t?d t? dr?w ? lin? b?tw??n wh?t is p?rt ?f ? cultur? ?nd wh?t is n?t. T? put it in ?xtr?m?ly v?gu? t?rms, cultur? is ? w?y ?f lif?. ?ll th? tr?its th?t m?k? up ? p?rticul?r s?ci?ty, fr?m r?ligi?us b?li?fs t? m?d?s ?f dr?ss t? ?rt t? m?th?ds ?f f?rming, build up ? cultur?. Cultur? includ?s th? g??d ?nd th? b?d, th? ?ld ?nd th? n?w, th? str?ng ?nd th? w??k - ?ss?nti?lly it includ?s "?v?rything". M?ny v?ri?ti?s ?f cultur?s ?xist. Th?r? ?r? th? ?bvi?us ?thnic cultur?s - ?fric?n-?m?ric?n cultur?, L?tin? cultur?, Gr??k cultur?, ?tc., ??ch with th?ir ?wn f??ds, ?rt, r?ligi?n, f?mili?l r?l?s, ?nd v?lu?s. ?m?ric?n cultur?, f?r ?x?mpl?, is g?n?r?lly c?nsid?r?d t? b? r?l?x?d - ?ppl? pi?, blu? j??ns, b?s?b?ll ?nd th? lik?. F?mily r?l?s ?r? n?t s?t in st?n?, th?r? is fr??d?m t? ch??s? ? r?ligi?n b?s?d ?n ?n?'s ?wn c?mf?rt (?r ch??s? n? r?ligi?n ?t ?ll), ?nd whil? ? c?rt?in l?v?l ?f m?r?lity is m?int?in?d, v?lu?s ?r? g?n?r?lly l??s?. (B?rzil?i 2003) C?mp?r? this t? th? cultur? ?f th? r?m?t? p?rts ?f Indi?. ...read more.


Th? funds f?r th? sch??l with p??r r?sults ?r? limit?d by th? st?t?. In th? l?ng run th? m?ni?s ?r? f?w?r ?nd th? sc?r?s f?r sch??ls with min?riti?s g?t l?w?r. Th? ?r??s wh?r? min?riti?s ?r? usu?lly n??d th? funds m?r? t? pr?vid? ?d?qu?t? suppli?s f?r stud?nts th?t f?mili?s c?nn?t ?ff?rd f?r th?m. Th? sch??ls n??d c?mput?rs ?nd ?quipm?nt t? k??p up with th? f?st ch?nging p?c? ?f t?chn?l?gy. (S?DL 3)Dr. Yv?nn? Fr??m?n, ? pr?f?ss?r ?f bilingu?l ?duc?ti?n ?nd Dr. D?vid Fr??m?n, ? pr?f?ss?r ?f r??ding ?t th? Univ?rsity ?f T?x?s-P?n ?m?ric?n, h?v? publish?d ?rticl?s, ?nd b??k ch?pt?rs ?n ?nglish L?ngu?g? lit?r?cy. Th?y f??l th?t if sch??ls giv? stud?nts p?rtin?nt t?xtb??ks th?t r?l?t? t? th?ir liv?s in ?nglish ?nd ? f?w w?rds in th?ir n?tiv? l?ngu?g? this will h?lp th? stud?nts d?v?l?p ?n int?r?st in r??ding th? t?xt. ?nc? this t?k?s pl?c? th?n th? stud?nts will b?gin ?cquiring l?ngu?g? skills in ?nglish. (Fr??m?ns 10)?ppr??ching th? m?tt?r ?f inc?rp?r?ting cultur? r?l?v?nc? in d?ily instructi?n c?n b? pr?mpt?d ?nd initi?t?d by th? t??ch?r. P?bl? Fr?ir?, f?und?r ?nd d?v?l?p?r ?f Critic?l P?d?g?gy, f??ls th?t t??ch?rs c?n w?rk t? l??d th? stud?nts t? qu?sti?n id??l?gi?s ?nd pr?ctic?s c?nsid?r?d unf?ir including th?s? in th? sch??l ?nd c?n ?nc?ur?g? ...read more.


?f my c?-w?rk?r s?id "Y?u guys b?tt?r n?t b? m?king ?ny pl?ns". Th?t r??lly m?d? m? m?d. W? t?lk?d t? him ?b?ut his c?mm?nt ?nd h? s?id, "I w?s just kidding". ?n?th?r incid?nt h?pp?n?d l?t?r ?n, ?n? ?f th? cust?m?r ?t w?rk c?m? by ?nd s?id, "H?ng in th?r?, Muslim c?mmunity is g?ing thr?ugh h?rd tim?s". Th?t m?d? m? f??l g??d ?ft?r ?n in?ppr?pri?t? c?mm?nt fr?m my c?-w?rk?r. ? l?ngu?g? is lik? ? mirr?r t? ? p?rs?n insid? ?nd it is ?xpr?ss?d thr?ugh l?ngu?g? th?t ?th?rs c?n und?rst?nd ?nd r?sp?nd t?. Furth?rm?r?, w? c?n s?? h?w unity ?f ? cultur? ?l?ng with fr??d?m, r?ligi?n, ?nd l?ngu?g? c?n d?fin? ? cultur?. Th? Unit?d St?t?s will m?k? it ?ut ?f this crisis b?c?us? ?f its cultur?. N?b?dy w?nts t? b? d?ni?d ?f fr??d?m. N?b?dy w?nts t? us? ? l?ngu?g? ?nd in ? n?g?tiv? w?y. Th? symb?ls ?f ?xpr?ssi?n th?t individu?ls, gr?ups, ?nd s?ci?ti?s us? t? m?k? s?ns? ?f d?ily lif? ?nd ?rticul?t? th?ir v?lu?s. R?f?r?nc?s ?rn?ld, M?tth?w. 2009. Cultur? ?nd ?n?rchy. N?w Y?rk: M?cmill?n. Third ?diti?n, 1882, ?v?il?bl? ?nlin?. R?tri?v?d: 2006-06-28. B?khtin, M. M. (2007) Th? Di?l?gic Im?gin?ti?n: F?ur ?ss?ys. ?d. Mich??l H?lquist. Tr?ns. C?ryl Pr?ss. ISBN 978-0-252-06445-6. B?rzil?i, G?d. 2003. C?mmuniti?s ?nd L?w: P?litics ?nd Cultur?s ?f L?g?l Id?ntiti?s Univ?rsity ?f Michig?n Pr?ss. ISBN 0-472-11315-1 ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 Thinking Sociologically ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Business Studies section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work