Norma Gonzales Beyond Culture

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school. In her chapter in Beyond Culture: The Hybridity of Funds of Knowledge, Norma Gonzales argues that culture goes as far as a person’s everyday rituals, experiences, and lifestyles. I agree with Gonzales because culture means more than race, ethnicity, and nationality. She also discusses the many meanings we give for culture throughout history and that everyone has their own definition for it. Furthermore, she talks about how people categorize other people by their “culture”, which in this case it means that we classified people by their ethnicity, race, or nationality. This chapter helped me to realize that culture means more than what we actually think it is. I have been categorized in the way Gonzales explains in this
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