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Unformatted text preview: behave, you often feel rejected, and tend to have a low self esteem when first entering the new culture. It can be overwhelming to have nice things such as a car and a home one day and the next its all taken away from you and all you have is a backpack of items. Although there are many risks, the reward of fieldwork is certainly helpful. Biculturalism is a reward of fieldwork. Having to live in a new environment for long periods of time teaches you a great deal about that culture as well as you own culture. You have a better overall understanding of your own culture because you have seen others around you and have a broader sense of human behavior. You gain a bicultural perspective in which you can now think and perceive two separate cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Stephenson during the Fall '09 term at Ohio University- Athens.
- Fall '09