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Examples of cultural characteristics?

food, type of clothing, music, art, homes, education,


What is an ethnography?

Ethnography is a type of social scientific research that involves the systematic study of people, cultures, and societies. It typically involves fieldwork, where the researcher immerses themselves in a particular community or cultural group and gathers data through observation, interviews, and other methods. The goal of ethnography is to gain a deep understanding of the perspectives, beliefs, and behaviors of a particular group and to provide a comprehensive description of their social and cultural practices. Ethnographers aim to uncover the meanings that people attach to their actions and experiences, and to understand the social and cultural contexts in which those actions and experiences occur. πŸ…·πŸ†ƒπŸ†ƒπŸ…ΏπŸ†‚://πŸ††πŸ††πŸ††.πŸ…³πŸ…ΈπŸ…ΆπŸ…ΈπŸ†‚πŸ†ƒπŸ…ΎπŸ†πŸ…΄24.πŸ…²πŸ…ΎπŸ…Ό/πŸ†πŸ…΄πŸ…³πŸ…ΈπŸ†/446313/πŸ†πŸ…°πŸ…ΉπŸ…ΈπŸ†…πŸ…±πŸ…ΉπŸ…ΎπŸ…½πŸ…°/


What is a rural or agrarian society?

An agrarian society is one that is based around agricultural matters that include producing and maintaining farmland and crops. This type of society is typically in a rural setting and while they recognize other means of livelihood, they use the land as their primary source of wealth.


What does cultural diffusion mean?

Cultural diffusion is the spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another.Direct diffusion of culture occurs when two distinct cultures are very close together. Over time, direct contact between the two leads to an intermingling of the cultures. Historically this occurred through trade, intermarriage, and sometimes warfare because members of the various cultures interacted with each other for long periods. An example today would be the similar interest in soccer in some areas of the United States and Mexico.Forced diffusion or expansion diffusion is the second method of cultural diffusion and takes place when one culture defeats another and forces its beliefs and customs onto the conquered people. An example here would be when the Spanish took over lands in the Americas and later forced the original inhabitants to convert to Roman Catholicism in the 16th and 17th Centuries.Indirect diffusion type happens when cultural ideas are spread through a middleman or even another culture. An example here would be the popularity of Italian food throughout North America. Technology, mass media, and the internet are both playing a huge role in promoting this type of cultural diffusion around the world today.it is the spreading of ideas or productsthe sharing of ideas through trade, travel and conflict


Why do Africans have so much rhythm in their body as opposed to Caucasians?

This is a really horrible question for a few reasons: first, how are you defining "African" vs. Caucasian? Are you trying to imply that African music is more rhythmic than European? Or are you dividing the world into an American-style dichotomy between black- and white-skinned people? In the first case, your question is misguided because it is wrong to assume that African music is any more rhythmic than European. Many dance styles, though not popular now, originated in Europe. The most obvious would be any kind of ball room style, though it would be fair to say that these styles were perfected in South and Central America. However, dance styles such as polkas, mazurkas and waltzes come from Europe and do have rhythms. African music, on the other hand, is often less cohesive and "put-together" than European music. Bear in mind that the full orchestra is a European concept, not African; we can see that the standards of music are very different between the two continents. It would be unfair to say that one type of music is better than the other, but it is probably fair to say that the concept of rhythm has been more thoroughly explored in European music than in African. On the other hand, if you are using the American dichotomy, then you are talking about a cultural divide, not a racial divide based on skin color or genetics. This is nurture, not nature. Going back to the fact that traditional "white" dance styles are no longer considered "cool," (i.e., polka), we see that a lot of white people in America are not encouraged to dance. Add to that the fact that many Christian denominations declare music and dancing anathema, we see that many white people have a culturally conditioned fear of dancing! Think of "basketball rules" at middle school dances, for example. For this reason, a lot of white traditional dances have completely died out in America, and with it the average white person's desire and ability to dance. If a white person does study dance, he will probably be more interested in the prestige that comes with traditional black styles (i.e., Hip-Hop, break dancing, &c.) or Latin styles (i.e., tango, salsa, samba, &c.). If a white person pursues polka, jazz or choreography (such as you might find on Broadway), he'll face very strong stigmas - traditional "white" styles such as polka or Broadway choreography are respectively considered "painfully uncool" and "gay." However, for a white person to study "black" dances, he may face the stigma of being a poseur, a fake or fool. Dance, then, is a very difficult thing for a white person in America to participate in. There are prejudices and stigmas on every side - should he be true to his heritage and forfeit his social standing by studying polka? Or should he adopt a new tradition and risk looking like a poseur? What about the risk of eternal damnation promised at his church? Should he go against God's will and join a dance team? Your question is impossible to answer unless we know what perspective you're coming from. If you are a black person trying to throw out a bit of bravado, then your answer would be "Because you are fly." If you are a racist, black or white, your answer would fall back on cliched racial stereotypes - you probably don't want an honest or real answer. Because you are racist, you would rather hear the cliches and stereotypes that will confirm your prejudices. Sorry, I can't do that. If you want a racist answer, it is this: white people can't dance because their culture does not give them any real opportunities to do so. Black culture does. It doesn't get any more racial than that because dancing ability is not a racial characterisitic! You might have gotten the impression that it does because, in America, cultural lines are drawn along skin color lines - white Americans are not the only people with a restrained and repressed sense of rhtyhm! If you're just a generally misguided person, then your answer is, in short, "They don't have more rhythm in their bodies at all." It might be productive for you to read up on the concept of race, perhaps studying some genetics in there as well. In addition, you would do well to be more introspective and pay attention to the way you move and the way people around you move. Finally, you ought to open your mind up a little and pay attention to culture - most differences that, on the surface, appear to be based on race are entirely cultural!

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