text book required: Shiraev, E. & Levy, D. (2017). Cross-cultural psychology: Critical thinking and contemporary applications. (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc
For this paper you must include a response to all of the following:
Challenging or Respecting Traditional Values:(this criterion should take approximately 1-2 paragraphs to address)
According to the text, in today’s multicultural communities, customary rules of behavior shared by the people of one group may appear strange and even unacceptable to others (Shiraev & Levy, 2013). With this in mind respond to the following questions regarding culture, behavior and the law:
How far should people go on challenging deep-seated customs and values of a traditional community?
Which is more important in your life: to respect all traditions, even though you may disagree with some OR to challenge them, thus possibly undermining a society’s cultural foundation? Why?
Democracy & Ethnocentricity:(this criterion should take approximately 1-2 paragraphs to address)
Is the American view on democracy ethnocentric?,
A full credit responses will broadly address the cultural and “human” factors which may be important in democratic and non-democratic systems as well as providing a clear and logical explanation of why they believe democracy is or is not ethnocentric.
Overall, full credit responses may consider a few possible areas of emphasis: human rights, freedom or economic opportunity and tolerance or acceptance of different religions, languages, and customs.
Censorship:(this criterion should take approximately 1-2 paragraphs to address)
Define and discuss censorship.
Briefly outline the three types of censorship discussed in the chapter and connect with ideas concerning how culture regulates and influences behavior and the law.
Textbook and Research Connection:(this criterion applies throughout the response as textbook support for each criterion and clear connection to textbook and additional research examples)
Additional Paper Requirements:
APA style in-text citation and reference is required. Students maynotuse websites, of any kind, as a primary source in their responses. Submissions which do not contain both APA style in-text citation and reference and/or which use websites of any kind as a primary source may receive a zero.
Papers formatting must be:
A minimum of2 FULLpages, single-spaced, 12-point New Times Roman font or similar. Do not exceed 3 pages. Reference citations included on a separate page do not count towards writing minimum or maximum.
Do not use any titles, title pages, or headings, course name or date, etc. If you include your name or PID it should be included in the “header” of the document and not part of the main content.
Do not use bullet points, outlines, or numbering in your response. Essay/paragraph format is required.
APA style in-text citation and reference is required.
Students may not use websites, of any kind, as a primary source in their responses. Submissions which do not contain both APA style in-text citation and reference and/or which use websites of any kind as a primary source may receive a zero.
Assignment responses which do not fulfill all of the above criteria will receive point deductions.
As stated in the syllabus and Obojobo modules on Avoiding Plagiarism, responses which do not contain BOTH in-text citation and references will be flagged for plagiarism and receive a zero.