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Cultural Comparisons

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A presentation about the differences between the US and Japan.

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Cultural Comparisons

  1. 1. Culture Comparisons Immigrant Nation Homogenous Nation
  2. 2. 1492
 St. Maria Pinta Nina Christopher Columbus

  3. 3. Ethnic Americans 2,500,000 (less than 1%)
  4. 4. 1,000,0000Per Year
  5. 5. 10%Foreign Born
  6. 6. Homogeneous The same race.
  7. 7. 98.5% Ethnic Japanese
  8. 8. in America.“Anything is possible ”
  9. 9. Pharmacist
  10. 10. Montana Lewistown
  11. 11. Montana
  12. 12. 450,000 Greeks Arrived in America between 1890 and 1917. Many worked for the railroad.
  13. 13. George & Clara Vogl
  14. 14. George & Clara Vogl
  15. 15. George & Clara Vogl
  16. 16. 51,000,000 People or 17% of the US population are Germany Ancestry.
  17. 17. Cultural Comparison
  18. 18. Homogeneous Heterogeneous Cultural Comparison
  19. 19. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration
  20. 20. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration (few subcultures) (many subcultures: ethnic origin, religion, class, and geographic location - each has certain common attributes with the main macro culture.
  21. 21. Most Common Ancestries
  22. 22. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality
  23. 23. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality High population density Low population density
  24. 24. Population Density 836 / Kilometer 84 / Kilometer
  25. 25. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density
  26. 26. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density (Husband head of 
 household, wife looks after husband)
  27. 27. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density (Husband head of 
 household, wife looks after husband) (Husband and wife are equal, free to choose roles based on conditions)
  28. 28. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity
  29. 29. The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.
  30. 30. The nail that sticks out gets hammered down. The squeaky wheel gets the oil.
  31. 31. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density Emotional control is standard Emotions are freely expressed Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity
  32. 32. Cultural Comparison Homogeneous Heterogeneous Little immigration Heavy immigration Mostly middle class Class inequality Traditional family structure Free family structure High population density Low population density Emotional control is standard Emotions are freely expressed Conformity and discipline Independence and creativity (Eyes are the focus) (Mouth is the focus)
  33. 33. Emoticons Happy face Sad face (^ ^) : ) (; ;) : (
  34. 34. Thank you! Minute Paper Questions: 1) What did you find most interesting about this presentation? 2) What are some differences you observed between Japan and America?

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