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Unit 2 1

  1. 1. CULTURE SHOCK What Happens When People Stop Being Nice and Start Being Real!?
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION
  3. 4. VAMP LIKE ME
  4. 5. VAMPIRE HISTORY Where the Vampire Truly Comes From
  5. 6. What Do REAL Vampires Do
  6. 7. Feeding <ul><li>On Donors </li></ul><ul><li>Feeding Circles </li></ul><ul><li>On Prey </li></ul>Blood is a natural Emetic
  7. 9. What do Vampires Look Like
  8. 11. Vampire Organizations
  9. 12. If you suddenly found yourself in the vampire culture, how would you react?
  10. 13. THE REALITY OF IT ALL
  11. 14. IT’S A GAME
  12. 15. CULTURE SHOCK When we encounter customs, values, attitudes, & beliefs that are at variance with the norm.
  13. 16. Kalerv Oberg (anthropologist) “ generalized trauma affecting individuals in a new and different culture.”
  14. 17. Basic Changes that Must be Made <ul><li>Changes in our Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in our Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in our Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in our Sources of Gratification </li></ul>
  15. 18. Causes of Culture Shock <ul><li>The Loss of Familiar Signs & Signals </li></ul><ul><li>The collapse of normal interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>interaction </li></ul><ul><li>A Danger to Our Personal Unity </li></ul>
  16. 19. STAGES IN CULTURE SHOCK
  17. 20. Preliminary Stage We Make Plans to Leave
  18. 21. Spectator Stage <ul><li>We See Many Strange Sights </li></ul><ul><li>We Have New Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>We Meet New People </li></ul>
  19. 22. Participant Stage <ul><li>Honey Moon Is Over </li></ul><ul><li>Must Decided on Day To Day Things </li></ul><ul><li>Eat </li></ul><ul><li>Live </li></ul><ul><li>Shop </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul><ul><li>School </li></ul>
  20. 23. Shock Stage <ul><li>We begin to Adjust </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Surface </li></ul><ul><li>We feel Lethargic </li></ul><ul><li>Food may be distasteful </li></ul><ul><li>We become irritable </li></ul><ul><li>The Host’s slightest </li></ul><ul><li>suggestions seem like </li></ul><ul><li>criticisms. </li></ul><ul><li>Work declines </li></ul><ul><li>Loneliness Sets in </li></ul><ul><li>We have difficulty </li></ul><ul><li>communicating our </li></ul><ul><li>feelings to others </li></ul>
  21. 24. Adaptation Stage <ul><li>In group relationships develop with the locals </li></ul><ul><li>Speak the language </li></ul><ul><li>Assimilate </li></ul>
  22. 25. Re-entry Stage
  23. 26. The “W” Theory Of Culture Shock
  24. 27. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 <ul><li>Preliminary </li></ul><ul><li>2) Spectator </li></ul><ul><li>Participant </li></ul><ul><li>Shock </li></ul><ul><li>5) Adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>6) Preliminary </li></ul><ul><li>Spectator </li></ul><ul><li>Participant </li></ul><ul><li>9) Shock </li></ul><ul><li>10) Adaptation </li></ul>
  25. 28. Problems with Re-Entry <ul><li>Cultural: adjustment to daily personal and work routines; personal identity problems </li></ul><ul><li>Social: Feelings of social-alienation; frustration caused by conflicting attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic: Practicing speech patterns learned abroad may be misinterpreted at home </li></ul>
  26. 29. Problems with Re-Entry cont. . . <ul><li>Political: Changes in political conditions at home requiring the adoption of new political views </li></ul><ul><li>Educational: Lack of abroad professional educational programs & support groups a </li></ul><ul><li>Professional: Resistance to change by colleagues </li></ul>
  27. 30. Acculturation Culture change that results from continuous, first-hand contact between two distinct cultures
  28. 31. Coleen Kelly & Judith Meyers’ CROSS- CULTURAL ADAPTABILITY INVENTORY
  29. 32. Emotional Resilience People must keep a positive, buoyant, and vibrant state of mind; keep your self-confidence
  30. 33. Flexibility & Openness People need to be flexible and open to new and different ways of thinking and acting.
  31. 34. Perceptual Activity Ability to read people’s emotions, context, and meanings their messages convey
  32. 35. Personal Autonomy Ability to maintain one’s own values and beliefs and to assume responsibility for one’s own actions
  33. 36. Conclusions - Culture Shock Happens - Be Aware of Culture Shock - Expect Acculturation to Occur - Know What is Necessary on Your Part to Adapt to a New Culture

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