Capstone Checkpoint

Critical Thinking Paper

ANT 101

Maxine McGee

Bob Larkin

August 6, 2010

Every society and culture has different ways of defining occurrences by the way their own culture or society functions. To understand how the people of one culture interpret a situation or event, one must evaluate the attributes that a culture has. The rituals, customs, ethics and morals that are attributed to the cultures have caused these differences. As I decided on the two different cultures in the world to examine their tradition through various life cycles both male and female, I thought about how impossible it is for two cultures to share a view of the situations. The criteria’s is based on changes as one culture applies their own ideas to the given situation.
The two different culture’s in the world that I have chosen is the culture of the Americans and Japanese. Much of the creativity of anthropology derives from the tension between two sets of demands that we explain cultural particulars. The women provide us with one of the more challenging problems to be dealt with in American. Yet within the universal fact, the specific cultural symbolization of women is mutually contradictory. The father the actual treatment of women and their contributions vary from culture to culture. The social and cultural is range of human potential to women as it is open to men. In fact, it economic arrangement and the societies of every degree of complexity. As for the Japanese culture there are several entirely different guesses concerning the status of women in Japan. The female principle, and yang the male principles are giving equal weight between the importance of sons, and the authority of father in the family show a big emphasize of their principles in the Chinese culture. In the Japanese society we would say that women are a great deal of status in the system.
Based on the behavior, customs and beliefs of each of the two cultures, which is American and Japanese. It’s is known...