Race is a very complex human designed social structure that was originally classified by color. In many places around the world, including the United States, race is still primarily defined by color, and it is easy to determine somebody’s race very quickly. However, this is not the case around the world. In certain places within Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, race is not so easily defined. Having a deep history of racial diversity and assimilation through the colonization of these countries, there are many different races, and many different people identify with races that one would not immediately think they would fall under.
Secondly, it prevents your company from appearing unprofessional. Include your name at the beginning of the call and ask the customer how you can assist them. Your first name is sufficient. Giving your name makes the call personable and friendly. An example of a professional greeting is, “Thank you for calling Chevron Company in Tustin.
Katie Sterry December 4, 2012 ANTY 435: Book Review Introduction Many scholars have devoted their life’s work to studying drug use in various cultures. Two such scholars are ethnographic authors Catherine J. Allen and Philippe Bourgois. These two individuals each spent several years living in extremely different communities to study the lives and practices of their inhabitants. Allen performed her fieldwork in the Andean community of Sonqo and published her book, “The Hold Life Has: Coca and Cultural Identity in an Andean Community,” in 2002. Bourgois chose to inhabit New York City’s impoverished East Harlem, also called “El Barrio,” for several years and in 2003 published his book, “In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio.” While both Allen and Bourgois lived in their respective communities in the late 1980s, the settings of their fieldwork allowed them to produce two very different bodies of work.
ENGLISH 100 CARMEN CARCAMO My mother is from Mexico, moved to Guatemala a week after marrying my father in Mexico city, my father, a only child, raised in a rural place by his grandparents in a small town of Guatemala, none of them with any information regarding schools and educational choices. I have had many different experiences with language in two different areas. Since my parents decided to enroll me in a German speaking school, just because the sons of my godparents were already enrolled in that particular school. I spent 14 years of my life in an Austrian Institute, were I started to attend, when I was 4 years old, I heard the German language all morning and part of the afternoons. Since all my teachers were from Austria and all my classes were in German with exemption of the grammar class and social studies in Spanish.
Case Study Assignment: Stephanie Description of the individual: Stephanie is a 35 year old Hispanic female living in San Jose, California. She is currently single and rents a house with her younger brother. She was born in Eagle Pass, Texas on February 11, 1976. Stephanie has one brother, one sister, who passed away at age eleven in a car accident, and four half brothers and sisters, three of whom are from a previous step-mother and one of which is from her current step-mother. Her father was born in Mexico and currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with his third wife.
This essay Two Ways to Belong in America was written by Bharati Mukherjee is based on her personal experience adapting to the American society and government. This story illustrates the journey of her and her sister Mira's differences in values once they made their way into America and their struggles of being labeled as immigrants. The story is told from Bharati's point of view and she explains how she and her sister shared similarities both in appearance and religious values. The two sisters take differing sides on the status of immigrants in the United States. Having lived in the United States for about 35 years, Bharati is an American citizen while her sister is not.
My name is James Dela Rosa, and I’m a ‘Straight A’ student. 7 years earlier, we moved Stanford for my mother to go to University. My parents divorced when I was 1 years old and I have not heard of him since. My Mother, Ellie Dela Rosa is a caring person who inspired my love of learning. “This paper says you’re a doctor.” I said while looking at my mum’s diploma.
Champion Energy Essay This past summer, I went on a mission trip to Guatemala with my youth group. We stayed in a little town called San Raimundo. Going into this trip, I was expecting to have a very similar experience as that of the previous summer mission trip to Jamaica. In Guatemala, our church group was split into two smaller groups, and each small group was assigned to three leaders. The site that I was working at for the week belonged to a man named David, his wife Maria, and their daughter.
Most people in the United States extend their hand to shake the hand as a friendly greeting while people in an Asian country prefer to bow as a greeting. It is these reasons that when defining normal and abnormal, culture has to be taken into consideration. There are many differences in cultures that one has to tread carefully when assessing a behavior as abnormal; a person could become offended. The writer of this text has been deployed to countries where the Arabic culture was encountered.
Sasha Guerra Professor Sperber Hist-136 10/18/2013 Immigration is something that has been going on in America for many years now, but the system has changed over the years. My family migrated from Kingston, Jamaica in 1973. Coming to America, my great-grandmother had high hopes in creating a better life for her and her 3 children, Jason, Carlton, and David. Jamaica’s economy wasn’t so good and she needed to support her family somehow so they received their visas to travel to America, land of opportunities. The Cummings family immediately went to Long Branch, NJ when they entered the United States.