This essay discussed cultural social construction of men and women, which is a very debateable issue or topic. Some people agree with the notion of equal treatment of gender while other are still against claiming that men and women have different roles in society and can be considered as equals.
In Cross-cultural communication we find the terms avowed and ascribed identities. In this web page I found the following definition: Avowed and Ascribed identities: Not only do we have an image of our various identities, we also have an image of the identities of others. One’s avowed identity.
Nationality: Your nationality is the country that you were born in, and the country that you currently live in. Your nationality determines your cultural identity because you usually assimilate to the culture of the country that you live in. For e.
Essays and criticism on John Edgar Wideman, including the works Damballah, Fever, All Stories Are True - Critical Survey of Short Fiction.
Cultural Stereotyping is when someone has an opinion on another person based on who they are, where they're from, or the language they speak without getting to know the individual.
Social science Group expression and affiliation. Cultural identity, a person's self-affiliation (or categorization by others) as a member of a cultural group; Identity politics, political arguments that focus upon the self-interest and perspectives of social interest groups or minorities; National identity, belief in membership of a nationality; Racial and ethnocultural.
Chapter 8 Culture and Communication. Humans have always been diverse in their cultural beliefs and practices. But as new technologies have led to the perception that our world has shrunk, and demographic and political changes have brought attention to cultural differences, people communicate across cultures more now than ever before.
The essays collected in The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social explore these political, economic and cultural tendencies and investigate how these tendencies are being rendered as a shift in thought—captured in critical theory’s turn to affect.