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1. Scenario:
Hamza is greatly inspired by the superior work ethics and products of American companies.
That is why when he opened his company in Multan, his company rules were according to
American companies. Even the dress code of his company was American inspired because he
thinks that Shalwar Kameez is inappropriate. Identify and justify.
Identification: Xeno-centrism
Justifications:
➢ According to the scenario Hamza is inspired by the American culture, their way of
working therefore he is considering his own culture inferior.
➢ Under this cultural pattern one’s considering other’s culture superior to one’s own just
like Hamza did.
➢ Under this cultural pattern one adopt the material or non-material aspects of other’s
cultural just like in the given scenario Hamza adopt their work ethics and even their
dress code.
2. Scenario:
Amna believes that Shalwar Kameez is a perfect dress for women because women body
should be fully covered. Last year when she visited America, she was very annoyed to see
women in clothes that were revealing their bodies. She thought this was a sin and felt that her
dressing style is better and superior than Americans. It indicates which cultural pattern,
identify and justify
Identification: Ethnocentrism
Justifications:
➢ In the given scenario Amna consider her dressing style better and superior than
Americans under this cultural pattern people consider their own culture superior.
➢ The practice of judging other’s culture like Amna did by the standard of one’s own
culture takes place under this cultural pattern.
➢ This given scenario indicates that comparison is made by Amna but supposing her
culture superior and good.
3. Scenario:
Fasih is a Pakistani who lives in Britain. In Pakistan elders are treated with utmost respect
and it is the function of family to provide and take care of the elders. When he was asked
about his opinion about the old age homes in Britain, he said that he understands the need of
old homes in British society as most of British men and women work and they cannot take
care of the elders. So, government has taken over this responsibility but he does not approve
it in Pakistani context. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify
Identification: Cultural Relativism
Justifications:
➢ According to the given scenario Fasih is understanding the culture of Britain but at the
same time he does not approve such practice in Pakistani context where he lives under
this cultural pattern one judge the practice of other by its own standards.
➢ Under this cultural pattern people consider some practice useful in some context while
not in others just like Fasih said.
➢ Under this cultural pattern one understands the cultural practices that are not typically
part of one’s own culture.
4. Scenario:
Ali lives in Canada. People from different religions and cultures live in city he lives in. The
local government equally accept and respect the religious sentiments and cultural values of
all communities. It shows which cultural pattern? Identify and justify.
Identification: Multiculturalism/Cultural Diversity
Justifications:
➢ As given in the scenario that the local Canadian government accept and respect the
religious sentiments and values of all communities, under this cultural pattern cultural
diversity is recognized and equality is promoted.
➢ In this cultural pattern the government follows such policies that accepting and
promoting equal cultural tradition just like in the above scenario Canadian local
government did.
➢ This cultural pattern deals effectively and efficiently with the co-existence of diverse
cultures and plurality within its sovereign just as mentioned in the above scenario.

Assignment Spring 2021

Course Code SOC101

 

Solution 

Scenario

Identification

Justification

Hamza is generally inspired by the superior work ethics and products of American companies. That is why when he opened his company in Multan, his company rules were according to American companies. Even the dress code of his company was American inspired because he thinks that Shalwar Kameez is Inappropriate. Identify and Justify

Xeno-centrism

In the given scenario Hamza consider American culture superior to ones’s own culture as he commanded the workers to wear the American code of dress thus it is xeno-centrism.

 

Considering other’s culture as superior to one’s own.

Amna believes that Shalwar Kameez is a perfect dress for women because women body should be fully covered. Last year when she visited America, she was very annoyed to see women in clothes that were revealing their bodies. She thought this was a sin and felt that her dressing style is better and superior than Americans. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify

Ethnocentrism

In the given scenario Amna is judging others culture in accordance to her own values and norms as she is judging the Americans code of dress in accordance of her own faith and values.

 

The Practice of judging others culture by the standards of one’s own culture. People consider their own culture as superior to others and apply their standards of evaluating the patterns of behavior of others. The wholes judgement is centered on one’s own culture

Fasih is a Pakistani who lives in Britain. In Pakistan elders are treated with utmost respect and it is the function of family to provide and take care of the elders. When he was asked about his opinion about the old age homes in Britain, he said that he understands the need of old homes in British society as most of British men and women work and they cannot take care of the elders. So, government has taken over this responsibility but he does not approve it in

Pakistani context. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify.

Cultural relativism

In the given scenario Fasih is not judging British culture with one’s culture. Thus he understands that the followers must decide what is wrong and what is wright in culture and outsiders should not judge.

 

The Practice of judging a culture its own standards; a particular pattern of behavior is right or wrong as it is declared by the people who follow it.

Ali lives in Canada. People from different religions and cultures live in city he lives in. The local government equally accept and respect the religious sentiments and cultural values of all communities. It shows which cultural pattern? Identify and justify.

Cultural Diversity

In the given scenario Ali lives in Canada where culture is diverse because this country is inhibited by the migrants thus different cultures are present side by side and furthermore the relation of mutual respect is present.

There are many ways of life; hence there are differences in culture. In one society there could be difference in patterns of marriage and family, patterns of education, patterns of worship, and patterns of earning a living.

 


SOC101 Assignment 1 Solution Spring 2021



Scenario

Identification

Justification

Hamza is greatly inspired by the superior work ethics and products of American companies. That is why when he opened his company in Multan, his company rules were according to American companies. Even the dress code of his company was American inspired because he thinks that Shalwar Kameez is inappropriate. Identify and justify.

 

 

 

 

Xeno-centrism

 

 

In the given scenario Hamza considers American culture superior to one's own culture as he commanded the workers to wear the American code of dress thus it is xeno-centrism.

 

Amna believes that Shalwar Kameez is a perfect dress for women because women body should be fully covered. Last year when she visited America, she was very annoyed to see women in clothes that were revealing their bodies. She thought this was a sin and felt that her dressing style is better and superior than Americans. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify

 

 

 

 

 

Ethnocentrism

In the given scenario Amna is judging other's cultures in accordance with her own values and norms as she is judging the American code of dress in accordance with her own faith and values.

 

The practice of judging other cultures by the standards of one's own culture.

People consider their own culture as superior to others and apply their standards for evaluating the patterns of behavior of others.

Fasih is a Pakistani who lives in Britain. In Pakistan elders are treated with utmost respect and it is the function of family to provide and take care of the elders.

When he was asked about his opinion about the old age homes in Britain, he said that he understands the need of old homes in British society as most of British men and women work and they cannot take care of the elders. So, government has taken over this responsibility  but  he  does  not  approve it in Pakistani context. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cultural relativism

 

 

In the given scenario Fasih is not judging British culture with one's culture, thus he understands that the followers must decide what is wrong and what is right in culture and outsiders should not judge.

 

The practice of Judging culture by its own standards; a particular pattern of behavior is right or wrong as it declared by the people who follow it.


 

 

 

Ali lives in Canada. People from different religions and cultures live in city he lives in. The local government equally accept and respect the religious sentiments and cultural values of all communities. It shows which cultural pattern? Identify and justify.

 

 

 

 

 

Cultural Diversity

 

In the given scenario All lives in Canada where culture is diverse because this country is inhabited by the migrants thus different cultures in present side by side and furthermore the relation of mutual respect is present. There are many ways of life; hence there are differences in culture. In one society there could be differences in patterns of marriage and family, patterns of educations, patterns of worship, and patterns of earning a living.

 

 

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Due Date: 31-May-2021

 

 1. Scenario:

Hamza is greatly inspired by the superior work ethics and products of American companies. That is why when he opened his company in Multan, his company rules were according to American companies. Even the dress code of his company was American inspired because he thinks that Shalwar Kameez is inappropriate. Identify and justify.

 

Identification: Xeno-centrism

 

Justifications:

  • According to the scenario Hamza is inspired by the American culture, their way of working therefore he is considering his own culture inferior.
  • Under this cultural pattern, one’s considering other’s culture superior to one’s own just like Hamza did.
  • Under this cultural pattern, one adopts the material or non-material aspects of another’s culture just like in the given scenario Hamza adopt their work ethics and even their dress code.

 

 2. Scenario:

Amna believes that Shalwar Kameez is a perfect dress for women because women's bodies should be fully covered. Last year when she visited America, she was very annoyed to see women in clothes that were revealing their bodies. She thought this was a sin and felt that her dressing style is better and superior to Americans. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify.

 

Identification: Ethnocentrism

Justifications:

  • In the given scenario Amna consider her dressing style better and superior than Americans under this cultural pattern people consider their own culture superior.
  • The practice of judging other’s culture like Amna did by the standard of one’s own culture takes place under this cultural pattern.
  • This given scenario indicates that comparison is made by Amna but supposing her culture superior and good.

 

 3. Scenario:

Fasih is a Pakistani who lives in Britain. In Pakistan, elders are treated with the utmost respect and it is the function of the family to provide and take care of the elders. When he was asked about his opinion about old age homes in Britain, he said that he understands the need for old homes in British society as most British men and women work and they cannot take care of the elders. So, the government has taken over this responsibility but he does not approve it in the Pakistani context. It indicates which cultural pattern, identify and justify.

 

Identification: Cultural Relativism

 

Justifications:

  • According to the given scenario, Fasih is understanding the culture of Britain but at the same time, he does not approve of such practice in the Pakistani context where he lives under this cultural pattern one judges the practice of others by its own standards.
  • Under this cultural pattern, people consider some practices useful in some contexts while not in others just like Fasih said.
  • Under this cultural pattern, one understands the cultural practices that are not typically part of one’s own culture.

 

 4. Scenario:

Ali lives in Canada. People from different religions and cultures live in the city he lives in. The local government equally accepts and respect the religious sentiments and cultural values of all communities. It shows which cultural pattern? Identify and justify.

 

Identification: Multiculturalism/Cultural Diversity

 

Justifications:

  • As given in the scenario that the local Canadian government accepts and respects the religious sentiments and values of all communities, under this cultural pattern cultural diversity is recognized and equality is promoted.
  • In this cultural pattern, the government follows such policies that accepting and promoting equal cultural tradition just like in the above scenario Canadian local government did.
  • This cultural pattern deals effectively and efficiently with the co-existence of diverse cultures and plurality within its sovereign just as mentioned in the above scenario.

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