SOC-120 WK2 CP1 - example I can relate this too is one of...

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Culture Shock CheckPoint Jose Gonzalez Axia College of University of Phoenix 1
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Culture Shock CheckPoint If I were to visit and study the Yanomamo, I would first at least do some kind of background research on the land and the people. This way I would at least have some idea of what it is I’m getting myself into. For example, when Napoleon Chagnon first arrived in the village he was already soaked with sweat in his clothes. Personally, I would have dressed for the area I was to visit. Not exactly in order to fit in because that is not the point of the study but, at least to show that I’m serious about living in their community and ready for a long stay. From personal experience, if I were to be visiting a new place I would have a general idea of what I would be doing and where I would be staying. One
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Unformatted text preview: example I can relate this too is one of my first visits to Mexico when I was younger. Because we in America tend to take most things of luxury for granted, it came as a shock to me how some people still live. At the time I was used to everyone having televisions, air conditioning, and even bathrooms that are attached to the house. What I realized is how some people can live without these things and still live happy lives. Understanding what culture is what would help one understand how and why other people do things differently. Because we are used to our culture does not make those cultures we are not used to strange, they make them interesting. No two people do anything exactly the same, so why would we expect entire societies to be this way. 2...
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