Monthly Archives: July 2014

China’s Limited Encounters

When detailing cross-cultural encounter many times the discussion veers in the direction of Non-Western cultures encounter with Westernized cultures and vice versa. Usually when these types of encounters are documented there are striking differences witnessed by both cultures, Non-Western and … Continue reading

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Social Stratification of Western Culture

We know political and economic systems of any culture come and go. We have also witnessed how racial identity can be socially created over hundreds of years and then destroyed within a few generations. Just as an empire rises and … Continue reading

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Social Stratification of Non-Western Culture

There are a number of Non-Western cultures – cultures not having primary roots in ancient Greek and/or Roman thought – around the world who divide themselves into groups. Many times these groups are based on some sort of social hierarchy … Continue reading

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