Chaper One: Table of Contents
Understanding Culture: What you can expect to learn about culture?
Introducing Jan: Meet Jan, a fictitious Peace Corps Volunteer, beginning her service.
Between the Lines: Identify how beliefs and assumptions influence our statements and observations.
Iceberg: What are the observable and invisible aspects of culture?
Linking Values to Behavior: How does culture influence our actions?
Universal, Cultural or Personal: What is the difference between universal, cultural, and personal behaviors.
The Process of Cultural Conditioning: How do people acquire "culture"?
In the Mind of the Beholder: How do we interpret an action and how do others interpret the same action?
Introducing Jan- An Analysis: Look back at Jan's journal entry, keeping in mind what you just learned about culture.
Journal Entry: Write your own journal entry.
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