SOCIOLOGY 101 Aspects of Social Interaction
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Complete the following in preparation for your assignment:
Select a movie or TV show that effectively communicates the culture, values, and norms of a society that is different from your own culture.
The movie or TV should meet the following requirements:
Must be a foreign film with subtitles
Provide you with a glimpse of what life is like in another culture
The process of watching this movie or TV show should provide you with a unique cultural experience.
Watch the movie or TV show that you selected, and use your reactions as part of your response to the following topic:
Define ethnocentrism. Discuss how ethnocentrism affects individuals and societies.
Write a paper of 2–3 pages addressing the following:
Provide a comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism.
Use your cultural experience of watching the selected movie or TV show to discuss the effect of ethnocentrism on individuals and societies.
Use any personal experiences that you may have had visiting different countries around the world as part of this paper; however, do not let your personal experiences with other cultures be the focal point of this paper.
The focal point of the paper is your cultural experience watching the selected movie or TV show and your comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism.
Please note that this paper is not intended to be a summary of the movie or TV show.
This paper is not a book review or overview of the movie or TV show you selected.
Focus on the cultural observations that you are able to make based on this experience and your discussion of the concept of ethnocentrism.
Please submit your assignment.
The following rubric will be used for grading:
|Submission addresses content requirements||30%|
|Evidenced critical thinking and connection to real-world and assignment scenario applicability||40%|
|Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience||20%|
|Adherence to assignment deadlines, length requirement, correct spelling and proper grammar, and properly formatted per APA style||10%|