Language is the primary way by which we conduct our social lives and communicate with one another. And in terms of communication, language is intertwined with culture and identity. The words people speak refer to shared experiences. The words used express ideas, events, facts, and really anything because they are connected to a base set of knowledge which everyone a part of the culture knows and understands. Members of a linguistic community do not only convey experience, they construct it.
During the British period, many people from the subcontinent migrated to Europe due to their miseries and sorrows. This situation changes in the nineteenth century, and people migrate for different reasons such as education and better career (48). People around the world migrate to developed countries like England, Canada, America and Australia to have better education in their established
People are social beings, they cooperate and interact with one another for various purposes. They live a communal life so there are common norms that every member of the commune is expected to obey, digest and include in his life. These norms are not absolute, they change by time just like the structure of the commune change. In today’s world, as a result of the globalization, some of the social norms acquired the trait of being international. These international norms are about the themes that are common among all people, such as our body.
Material culture, the tangible product of human society that is concrete expression of ideas and beliefs. Culture is a way of life that a number of people have in common (1987:62). As of, (Gidden, 2005), understanding and explanations, culture plays an important role in continuing the valves and norms of society, yet it also offers important chance for creativity and change. Almost most society and family all are communicate within their culture. People are in culture and share the culture, interacted with one another within the boundary of culture.
Importance of Diversity in Workplace Cultural diversity includes differences in the composition of the members of an organization in terms of nationality, race, color, gender, creed, religion or age; in other words, a variety of cultures found among people from different environments. Organizational behavior be referred to the nature of the interactions between individuals and groups within an organization. The positive influence of cultural diversity makes it easier for members of an organization build relationships and know one another regardless of their origins and their environment. "Diversity and Inclusion brings in diverse different talents together working towards a common goal using different sets of skills that ignites their loyalty and increases their retention and productivity" (Sahar Andrade, 2010).
Since the existence of this country, society has been dealing with so many controversial political and social issues, racism and racial profiling are one of those social problems. Racism is an overpowering, disgusting, and popular act which has been destroying our country. A big issue in our society, is the still existing gap between all kinds of different races. We have known America as a multicultural country and a melting pot for all types of individuals. All the differences in an individual person have some sort of effect in a person’s life, those inequalities disturb opportunities at work, at home, where we live, in politics, etc.
Immigration and The American Dream Immigrants from the mid 19th century and early 20th century consisted of mainly Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. Immigrants motivations, experiences, and impacts shaped what an immigrant had to go through being a different person from another country. Although Americans dislike foreigners who came to the United States, immigrants had a role in political, economic, cultural, and social aspects of immigrants because of their motivations, experiences, and impacts in America. New Immigrants did not have it easy and went through obstacles natives, political figures, bosses and others had thrown at them. First, Immigrants migrated with the idea of the united States having a better life for them.
When Cultures Meet: Case studies in the history of relations between peoples of different cultures: Racial Discrimination in the US in the 1960’s Introduction Culture is defined in many different ways, which can lead to alternative theories, at the beginning of the twentieth century anthologist defined it as the “the way of the people or what an individual needed to know to survive in a society or what can be learnt by an individual and passed down in society. Many social scientist have try to narrow it down but this leads to debates about what should be included (Hall, et al., 2003). Culture is not as much about understanding other culture as much as shedding a light on your own culture, which helps you understand other culture then too. There are many key terms in culture, Multiculturalism, Intraculturalism and cross-cultural. There is a material and non-material culture, culture is like an iceberg, because every culture has hidden parts that only someone from that culture knows and would think it is important, there is many layers to it, fashion.
The European Expedition of 1897 caused in the encounter between Benin and Europe; the Europeans was fascinated by the Benin art works especially the Benin bronze and they have transferred them to Europe , they sold them to the museums and scholars in and out of Europe. The Human culture of each nation is different so many ways, this includes moral values, different tastes in art, literature or music; they also differ in social customs and traditions. Cultural encounters have been a very important process through which the human knowledge has been transferred from one nation to the other. They include translation of cultural expressions, intellectual exchange, ideological contest, technological change, economic development, trade,
Since early days of colonialism, the colonial powers travelled around the world in search for raw material and new territory. Some of them moved to seek for freedom of worship and some even moved because of the instability of the government. In modern days, seeking for a better life and a stable economy become the main factors that influences migration. Sociologist have long analysed migration in terms of the "push-pull" model. This model differentiates between push factors that drive people to leave home from pull factors that attract migrants to a new location.