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2) First Encounters Describe a situation in which you first encountered some aspect of a completely foreign culture. For this paper, you need to describe the situation in great detail. Where was it? When? How old were you? Who were you with? What was the cultural trait or characteristic? How was it revealed to you? What were your initial thoughts? Now that you’ve had time to think about it, what do you think this encounter reveals about both you and the foreign culture. I have experienced several unique aspects of several different cultures throughout my lifetime. This is because of multicultural community that I reside in which is in other words known as Dubai. The United Arab Emirates is a culturally diverse place that articulates into it people of different nationalities and backgrounds. As a result, the ethical and moral standards differ and if they are compared on a continuum lie on extreme opposite ends. Even though the existing culture in Dubai incorporates conservatism, there are many who do not follow this
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Dezhbakhsh during the Spring '07 term at Emory.

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