Why is it difficult for anthropologists to define culture in a way they can all agree on and use?
Clyde Kluckhohn and Alfred Kroeber wrote a definition for culture which is: "Culture
consists of patterns, explicit and implicit, of and for behavior, acquir
Do people raised in different cultural systems live in different realities?
This question cannot be answered with a simple yes or no. Agar has pointed out that, at
the fundamental level, all cultural systems are made up of humans who have the capabilities
Agar says culture is about differences but he also says culture is theories about who you are
and how the world works. How are these two definitions related?
Culture is about differences but it is also a set of theories about ourselves and how the
The author claims every collective human activity has a symbolic dimension. Do you agree? Can
you think of any activity that does not have a symbolic aspect?
Answer 1: I strongly believe that every human activity has a symbolic aspect. Every
Democracy in Lebanon Pt.2
Lebanons economy is a work in progress; the civil war from 1975-1990 severely damaged the
countrys economic infrastructure. According to Thomas Collelo (1987), during the war, industry
and commerce halted to a standstill
Lebanon Democracy in Soccer Pt.1
Lebanon has experienced colonialism and imperialism resulting in an independent country that is
very much divided politically based on religious affiliations. The many football clubs of the local
The following video presentation talks about Koreans and their everyday lives. How they
dress, act, eat etc. . It featured a Korean student, an American Korean Student and Korean
teacher. All of them talked about their dif
Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters
I was born in Lebanon and Ive lived there for thirteen years. Im a Catholic Middle
Eastern and Im fluent in French, English and Arabic. Im going to talk about my encounter with
A couple speakers were brought to my fraternity to discuss Miamis history and the
Native American influence. The speakers were brought due to the many incidents that occurred
in the past where fraternities hosted th
I will be talking about the Modal Arab League Regionals; which I was a participant in.
We represent a country assigned to us in a certain committee. Miami University was assigned
Algeria and I was repre
Dr. Mark Peterson
I attended a presentation given by Mr. Soheyb Kouider on Algeria and its people. The
presentation was given to the Modal Arab League participants representing Algeria. Hes
Algerian himself and he has spent