Cultural Comparisons

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  • Culture Comparisons

    Immigrant NationHomogenous Nation

  • 1492

    St. MariaPinta

    Nina

    Christopher Columbus

  • Ethnic Americans

    2,500,000 (less than 1%)

  • 1,000,0000Per Year

  • 10%Foreign Born

  • Homogeneous The same race.

  • 98.5% Ethnic Japanese

  • in America. Anything is possible

  • Pharmacist

  • Montana

    Lewistown

  • Montana

  • 450,000 Greeks Arrived in America between 1890 and 1917.

    Many worked for the railroad.

  • George & Clara Vogl

  • George & Clara Vogl

  • George & Clara Vogl

  • 51,000,000 Peopleor 17% of the US population are Germany Ancestry.

  • Cultural Comparison

  • Homogeneous Heterogeneous

    Cultural Comparison

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigration

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigration

    (few subcultures) (many subcultures:ethnic origin, religion,class, and geographic

    location - each has certain common

    attributes with the main macro culture.

  • Most Common Ancestries

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequalityHigh population density Low population density

  • Population Density

    836 / Kilometer

    84 / Kilometer

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

    (Husband head of household, wife looks

    after husband)

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

    (Husband head of household, wife looks

    after husband)

    (Husband and wifeare equal, free to choose

    roles based on conditions)

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

    Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity

  • The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.

  • The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.

    The squeaky wheel gets the oil.

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

    Emotional control is standard

    Emotions are freely expressed

    Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity

  • Cultural Comparison

    Homogeneous HeterogeneousLittle immigration Heavy immigrationMostly middle class Class inequality

    Traditional family structure Free family structureHigh population density Low population density

    Emotional control is standard

    Emotions are freely expressed

    Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity

    (Eyes are the focus) (Mouth is the focus)

  • Emoticons

    Happy face

    Sad face

    (^ ^) : )

    (; ;) : (

  • Thank you!Minute Paper Questions:

    1) What did you find most interesting about this presentation?2) What are some differences you observed between Japan and America?