In doing so, you will demonstrate a culturally relativistic perspective, in order to understand why different groups of people do what they do, without expressing a positive or negative opinion of their cultural practices.
Research[ edit ] Research topics in cultural dissonance tend to be interdisciplinary drawing from a wide range of disciplines and applying the findings to equally diverse fields and industries.
In it he noted the possibility of alleviating acculturative pressures, and their disruptive effects on the sense of aboriginal sense of worth and identity.
Macdonald concluded in her thesis that, " The recommendations for educators included: Know and understand the student's cultural heritage Understand social, economic and political issues and values in different cultures Adopt the attitude that students—all students—can learn Create genuinely caring classrooms where all students are appreciated and accepted.
Other general findings include: Geneva Gay University of Washington in Seattle, Washingtonproposed that differences can erupt into cultural clashes Researchers at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory notes that many anecdotal case studies show how culturally responsive practices improve students' behavior and achievement.
Law enforcement[ edit ] Larry A.
The enforcement behavior of the Navajo officers was used as a proxy for the intensity of their feelings concerning the usefulness of traditional vs European-based forces of social control; the underlying assumption being tested is that self-determination is not only a state of law but a state of psychological being.
A snowball method of sample development was used to select officers for intensive interviews. The finding also suggest that in addition to the stressors normally encounter by all police officers, Navajo officers faced additional stressors that are specific to indigenous officers policing in indigenous communities.
Adapted from the source document. In it she wrote " Although experiences of explicit exclusion or racial discrimination were virtually nonreported, some women felt a strong sense of cultural conformity to Anglo-centric expectations of behavior. For example, the traveler struggles to communicate his wish to send a telegram, only to be informed that yes, his telegram has been sent, at considerable cost, and that he will be receiving it in about an hour.Cultural Relativism: A Moral Fallacy Cultural Relativism is the theory that all belief's are equally valid and that truth itself is relative, depending on .
The thesis of meta-ethical cultural relativism is the philosophical viewpoint that there are no absolute moral truths, only truths relative to the cultural context in which they exist. Cultural Relativism Is A Weak Argument - In this paper I will argue that cultural relativism is a weak argument.
Cultural relativism is the theory that all ethical and moral claims are relative to culture and custom (Rachels, 56). McDermott, Gerald Robert: Civil Religion in the American Revolutionary Period: An Historiographic Analysis: XVIII: 4: McDonald, H. Dermot: Hope: Human and Christian.
The thesis of meta-ethical cultural relativism is the philosophical viewpoint that there are no absolute moral truths, only truths relative to the cultural context in which they exist. Cultural relativism writing assignment and sample papers Below is a writing assignment on cultural relativism, followed by two sample papers responding to the assignment.
Comments on each of the two papers are also provided below.