All of us can draw up separating lines within any cultures to isolate co-cultures using parameters such as age group, gender, politico-social affiliation, lifestyle choice, socioeconomic level, racial, education, region, language, and religion. We may all are part of the human kinds, and we may all be unique. Characteristics of Co-culture: A co culture is a group of people whose beliefs and behavior are different from the dominate culture. Co-culture is broken down into small groups which share similarities. Co-culture has some characteristics of co - culture group experience helps to response in communication because it gives a broader aspect about something Below are the characteristics of CO CULTURE: 1.
We have many forms of music and sounds accordingly with different cultures and ethnics. We have various genres of music but still we have our own type of music which shows or reflects our identity and tradition. For instances gurung music, newari music, kirat music and so on is some of the sounds which showcase their own culture and traditions. I come from a place where we have lots of gurung communities so I have bit more familiar with this culture which shows its own unique culture while performing or being heard. Before they used to be at primitive places but slowly they started to move out to cities and places where they can access with infrastructures and facilities.
For example, the youth started using waist bags again. This trend was started by the Moroccan youth whom had immigrated to the Netherlands In our country, there are numerous different cultures and subcultures. Subcultures often have their own style, people express this style by wearing certain clothes or listening to certain music. Some examples of these subcultures are emo, hippie, punk, nerd and hipster. These subcultures are usually the only subcultures people choose to belong to, in the other cases people often follow their parents.
Just like how every person has a unique set of fingerprints, everyone has a culture that describes only themselves. In this way, my cultural identity is also unique. Many parts of my identity I have inherited from my ancestors such as my cultural background or social class. Other parts of my identity I received through learning and making decisions such as my hobbies and etiquette. It is with these little matters in life that make me able to identify myself as a unique being to myself and to the people I meet.
The complexity and diversity inherent to mankind as a defined group have enabled throughout history the formation of small groups with common characteristics. This is where subcultures arise, which are social groups that can be identified by factors such as ideology or the behaviors they adopt. The term subculture is because, generally, are minority groups to large majorities in certain moment of history. In this sense, and consequently the minority position of subcultures, often they are suppressed, so that many of the elements that identify them end up being affected, trying to avoid any kind of conflict with the dominant culture. However, in a society like the present, in which predominate rights and obligations, where cultural diversity prevails and we are all different, it is not possible to consider such situations.
Truth is, folk songs are usually composed anonymously and transmitted orally. A song may be modified and retold from one generation to the next as conditions change, but the content is most often derived from events in daily life that are familiar to the majority of the people. In many societies, the
DISTINGUISH BETWEEN EASTERN AND WESTERN CIVILIZATION It’s said that East and West can never meet up. As they differ in history, religion, political system and so on; differences are clearly seen in Eastern and Western ways to deal with education. Eastern world refers to nations in the Asia and Middle East whereas Western world refers to North and South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. East and West may have myriad differences based on culture and education. These differences can be noted for the most part in people’s behavior and attitudes.
Cultural appropriation is the act of taking or lending ideas, arts, foods, fashion styles and iconic objects from other cultures in another country (Ziff and Rao,1997). It has been around since the colonisation era. After that globalisation had allowed interactions with different groups of people which allowed more cultural appropriation. However, some people still consider it as stealing of intellectual properties, traditional knowledge and unique expressions without permission from a cultural community that does not belong to the individual. There are four types of cultural appropriation which are mainly exchange, dominance, exploitation and transculturation (Rogers, 2006).
In open communities, anyone can join no matter who you are, and everything is more public. While closed communities are more closed off and are usually more intolerant of other communities and internal dissent. Their outlook is described as fundamentalist meaning it is a strict, literal interpretation of scripture in a religion. Generally speaking, to get into a closed community you either need to be accepted or born into it and depending on which community it is it could be harder to be a part of
INTRODUCTION Intercultural communication is an order that studies different communication ways across different cultures or countries and also the way in which culture affect communication. Every culture has his own way of communication which makes it different from other cultures or social groups. It is an also a situation in which a person need to interact with a different culture person. Moreover, Intercultural communication is considered the base for international business. The problems in intercultural communication usually come due to message transmission.