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

"Relationship between reading of Fergusonand Schaefer"

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Tareq Al Jamal Sociology "Relationship between reading of Ferguson and Schaefer" Culture is defined as the shared patterns of behaviors and interactions, cognitive constructs, and affective understanding that are learned through a process of socialization. These shared patterns identify the members of a culture group while also distinguishing those of another group. Reading first in the chapter was the effects of development on a culture. Also I could see what culture had in common between each other and how they developed up through the years to have an achievable understanding communicating way. As I think was more important was the elements of culture, which were Material culture, Reinforcing values, and Non-material culture. Languages and values are part of the Non-material culture. Language and symbols are the primary mode of communication. Values are things that tell us what is good and society like freedom and love. ...read more.

Middle

As it developed through the beginning of the 90's you will find that the tattoo business was one of the six fastest businesses growing in the United States. Tattooing can be looked very differently today that it had been before. Today getting a tattoo is considered to be a very cool thing to do for teenagers. There are people like me would never want to get any scars on their skin of any kind. The American culture may look at the tattooing now as a very normal thing to do, but in my culture it is different. I come from the Middle East and society over there and their culture is kind of governed by our religion. As in Islam tattooing is forbidden. People will look at it as a cultural value. As I continued on reading I realized the relationship between the tattooed and the tattooists. ...read more.

Conclusion

At the end the writer describes that his people hates tourists and they really do not care that much about the industry, but what they care about more is their culture, and they want everyone to know it. One of the connections I saw between the two books was effects development does have on culture. For the Hawaiian culture which was changed due to the development made in the state. The development of state lead to the breaking of its cultural values. As I have mentioned above that tourism in the state of Hawaii brought in a lot of development. They simply traded their cultural values to catch on with the development of tourism. Another one of the connections that I saw between the two books was the tattoos and how it is considered a more in my culture. Simple because people over there in the Middle East just do not accept it as part of their society and look at it in a very shameful thing to have in the family. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our University Degree Anthropology 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

See related essaysSee related essays

Related University Degree Anthropology essays

  1. Anthropology and Tourism Industry

    This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well-being in societies around the world. Referring to anthropology, Nash (1996) states that the first attempt of an anthropologist of introducing the subject of tourism in the anthropology context was made by Nu�ez in 1963.

  2. Cultural Imperialism

    Although Asians still have their rich culture to bind them together and yet separate them from Westerners, traditions are slowly forgotten. Now, looking at many Asian teenagers and young adults, the only thing that sets them apart from a Westerner, is the colour of their skin.

  1. Free essay

    Dark Tourism: manipulating tourists interpretation

    only for commercial gain through tourism but also to convey political messages'' Based on the above, this essay aims to analyse the consequences of manipulating interpretation in the dark tourism, based on political and social agendas in order to provide a visitor experience, by examining two case studies.

  2. Georg Simmel spoke about the metropolitan mind

    (Zani & Kirchler, 1991). Although these stereotypes may exist, they are not necessarily true. Being able to narrow this kind of violence down to such a select demographic seems very unlikely. When people demonise others outside of their own boundaries it is not only themselves that are going to be

  1. Japanese Skinheads: The Meaning of a Subculture.

    It is best described as a reaction against the plastic punk of the time and an actual account of the condition of working class England. Oi! literally means "hey and it is derived from "Oi polloi," or "common people."[1] If society has perceptions and expectations of the "other," a

  2. "Sociolinguistics" - Language Loss - Language Revival.

    trilingual, people in command of two languages are bilingual and people who know one language are Americans" (Timothy W. Kennedy, Professor for Communication - University of Tampa, 2003) This quote pretty much reflects a general basic-attitude in the United States of America.

  1. Sufism in Islam is a widespread popular form of mystic or esoteric Islam.

    that formed the tariqahs and pilgrims often fled to the sights of their tombs to pay homage, much like what is done in other religions. This type of worship, however, is generally condemned by orthodox Islam as it is just once step away from polygamy.

  2. Tattooed People as Taboo Figures in Modern Society - Tattooed People as Taboo

    The earliest known firm evidence for tattoo is in ancient Egypt, where they record 6200 years of tattooing. It is of interest to note that most tattoos in archaeological records are those of women, and if one wanted to be contraire, might suggest that this now, most macho of art

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work