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Cultural Issues and Values
Transcript of Cultural Issues and Values
Cultural issues arise because of lack of understanding
Different cultures have different patterns of behaviour and ways of living.People have patterns of behaviour that are normal and healthy in their community.Nonethless,we may view certain aspects of their behaviour as not being within the "norm" of our behaviour.A good example is the distance British people stand from each other when talking as opposed to Moroccans,which may make a Moroccan feel uncomfortable.Distancing is culture-specific.
Misunderstandings happens between cultures when groups of people believe another group behaves wrongly.They also arise when we are not conscious of what healthy behaviour is for that culture.
What is Culture?
is the way of life of a group of people.It is interpreted differently by individuals from apparently similar backgrounds.
is referred to as being learned behaviour over time,handed down from generation to generation.
Proverbs express the truth about a people's values and beliefs.Values like ambition,virtue,generosity,patience are addressed in sayings from almost every culture.
Find proverbs from different cultures and say what they express.
Hand in hand for Global Values
Rank the following values from the most important to the least important according to you.
Talk about it
happen between people?
How can we
What is a
What are values?
can be defined as principles or standards of good behaviour.
are referred to as being"the things that we believe in and which we think are important."
A value is universal only if it fulfils three...(a)..First it must be.....(b)......at all times-in the past,at present,and in the future.It should also be .....(c)....for all humans-from different cultures,of opposite genders,and from various religious .....(d) background...On top of that,a value has to be applicable under all.....(e)...among members of a family,amongcitizens within a ......(f)...and between....(g)....of the world.
Fill in the blanks with words from the list:
Know other cultures.Adopt global standards
Some cultural aspects from different countries
Hand in hand for global values