U1IP: Cross Cultural Relations

U1IP: Cross Cultural Relations

Course: Cross Cultural Relations

Unit:  Introduction to Sociology

Deliverable Length:  2–3 pages

Choice 1:  

Nonverbal communication is determined by culture. You are a sociologist conducting research on cultural differences in nonverbal communication (body language). Explain how nonverbal communication such as personal space, posture, body movement, gestures, touch, and facial expressions vary cross culturally. Include in your response how being able to interpret nonverbal communication can prevent ethnocentrism.

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Choice 2: 

Complete an article review by locating a journal article dated from 2010-2015. This article is expected to provide information pertaining to culture as it relates to human behavior. Identify the purpose, the problem or situation and the findings or assessment provided. In addition discuss whether the article provided new information pertaining to culture or was the information somewhat common knowledge.