• The Impacts of Trade Liberalization on Ethiopian Textile and Garment Sector
    , music and style. This adoption of Western entertainment has cause a dramatic effect on the survival and existence of the many Ethiopian cultural identities and customs. It also has a profound influence on as to how Ethiopian women dress, behave and operate in Ethiopian society, as well as, as to...
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  • Cultural Perspectives of Ethiopia
    for ceremonial purposes and special occasions. It is not consumed in the Ethiopian community on a daily basis nor at every meal. Fasting is also a practice that is used in the Ethiopian community on a weekly basis where no meet can be consumed. Typical dress in Ethiopia is often controlled by the...
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  • Ethiopian Culture and History
    adorned as well. The original cultural attire today differ not much from their ancient ancestors and may still be seen in Ethiopia’s heritage rich attire today. The Ethiopian exhibit provided an eye-opening insight into how its ancient systems, values, traditions, rituals and dress have shaped...
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  • Ethiopian Jews
    choose to dress more western – although the girls still have to make sure their dress is ‘modest’, to prevent any gossip about the family and their ‘dishonorable daughters’. As we can see, Ethiopian youth in Israel doesn’t feel too Ethiopian: language, cultural traditions and having friends from the...
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  • Race and Ethnicity
    different countries. Ethnicity is about the learned cultural behaviors celebrated throughout regions around the world. For example, if an Ethiopian man moves to Germany and gains citizenship; then his nationality is German, but his ethnicity is still Ethiopian. However, if he decides to abandon his...
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  • International Etiquette
    address diversity, and encourage a productive business environment. We will also address foreign relationships and how they can be improved upon through the education and comprehension of another’s culture. Cultural diversity is an important aspect of any business related venture. One’s culture...
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  • American culture
    observer, traveled through the United States in the 1830s, he provided an unusually penetrating portrait of the nature of democracy in America and its cultural consequences. He commented that in all areas of culture—family life, law, arts, philosophy, and dress—Americans were inclined to emphasize the...
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  • Psychological Impact
    backgrounds as less than human. In contrast to the religions, the Western European Americans are practicing; they see themselves as superior over mankind. The Holy Bible states "Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married." Miriam later suffers leprosy as...
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  • The Movement of Rastafarianism
    Rastafarianism is largely dependent on the understanding of the historical as well as the cultural and social aspects that have influenced the rise of this movement. The Rastafarian faith is one which is deeply intertwined with social and cultural dissatisfaction and the search for an identity and...
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  • Pro Poor Tourism
    adherents to Christianity, Islam and Judaism and diverse African traditional societies. Ethiopia has very distinct cultural and historic products based on (a) ancient Axumite civilizations and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church; (b) the walled Old City of Harar with its seven gates considered as the fourth...
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  • Third World Country - Ethiopia
    a third world country due to its great poverty rate. This country has a peculiar land layout and is ranked 16th in the world with its population. Ethiopia is a country with interesting cultural ways and rich with historic events. Unfortunately some factors brought the Ethiopian country to become one...
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  • Psychological Anthropology
    Psychological anthropology is the study of individuals and their personalities and identities, within particular cultural contexts. In this paper I will identify two different cultures in the world which are the American and Japanese. Then, I will examine their traditions through various life...
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  • Master
    prospective new owners who stopped by for a tour. They belong to Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Church, a largely immigrant church that is bursting at the seams at its rented facilities. Among the curious crowd was Menelik Alemu, an assembly worker who took a quick look at the soaring ceilings before...
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  • Physical Activity in the Somali Community
    for girls to participate publicly in sports, and other cultural barriers, such as the traditional dress that may inhibit ease of exercising (Leinberger-Jabari, pp. 6). Though data on actual health problems or chronic disease while living in Somali is scarce, there is some information since coming...
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  • Essay
    past is full of fascinating stories just waiting to be told. Cultural Heritage Whether they are the descendants of the colonists or recent immigrants from the Middle East, people of all nationalities live and work together in Jamaica. Cultures have been mingling on Jamaica's shores for hundreds of...
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  • Critical Thinking Paper
    Critical Thinking Paper Virginia Newsome ANT 101 Cultural Anthropology Michael Wiseman February 13, 2009 1 New Year is mainly a family celebration in Japan. People go back to their home towns or parents' home. As most shops and restaurants are exceptionally closed for 3 days, people prepare...
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  • Cultural Norms of Jamaica
    Cultural norms of Jamaica Jamaica is a land of diverse cultures. It has a number of different racial ethnic groups .The largest group however is the blacks or Africans so 'Jamaica’s culture' is predominantly black. Interwoven is also the European culture which these blacks learnt from their...
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  • Rastafarianism
    promotes spiritual resilience in the face of oppressive poverty and underdevelopment. It produces art, music and cultural forms, which can be universally recognized and appreciated. More important, Rastafari provides a positive self-image, an alternative to people who need and cannot find or accept...
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  • Final Draft
    and people of North America and Europe have accepted this through the wearing of dreadlocks (Mohammed, 2007). The color combination of red, green and gold represents the Ethiopian flag and is an obvious symbol of Rastafarians, and this too as a form of dress has been adapted by foreigners...
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  • Community Participation
    and structures that give Somali a rich cultural and historical heritage. Nomadism and Arabic Islamic cultural significance have played a key role in Somaliland’s cultural history. Some of the Somali cultures includes: • Clan system and marriage • Cuisine...
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