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University of Waterloo
Peace and Conflict Studies
PACS 327
Nathan Funk

Week 4 Patterns of Cultural Difference and Cultural Patterns for Handling DifferencesMy Big Fat Greek Weddingmovie clip 1 What is cultural about this o Neither culture had mindfulness Personal space Everyone is loud and welcoming and personal for Greek Very quite and impersonal for the white family 2 What are some patterns of the cultural differences o FamilyGreek family includes extended white is just immediate family EatingGreek always eating Individual culturecommunal culture 3 What are some misunderstandings o Bunt cakelanguage spitting on the sonA brief history of cultureCulture as a Civilization o Matthew Arnolds Literary Critic and Poet definition of cultureCulture is acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world Culture and Anarchy 1869For him true culturehigh culture high culture means the best in knowledge arts literature philosophiesCulture as a Complex Whole o Edward Tylors definition of CultureCulture is a complex whole that includes knowledge belief art morals law custom and any other capabilities and hab
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