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Ss310 Unit 2 Assignment

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1 SS310 Unit 3 Seminar The Camelot Years Creation of a National Culture
Exploring the 1960s:An Interdisciplinary ApproachProf. Erica Arnold-Wyche

2 Seminar Agenda Seminar Ground Rules Questions from Unit 2?
Unit 3 Key Terms/ConceptsIdeologyCultureField Trip: “The American Way of Life” DebateUnit 3 DiscussionUnit 3 AssignmentsQ & A

3 Seminar Ground Rules Focus on Topic Arrival time Respect
Question: “//”Participate

4 Unit 2

5 Unit 3 Key Concepts Ideology:
An integrated system of ideas or beliefs that rationalizes and justifies the exercise of power, influencing how power is exercised

6 Unit 3 Key ConceptsWhat are some of the key Functions of Ideology?

7 Unit 3 Key Concepts Functions of Ideology:
Describe human characteristics and societyRationalize & justifies a way of lifeProvides standards of right and wrongMotivates people to social and political action

8 Culture: Unit 3 Key Terms
The language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and even material objects that are passed from one generation to the next

9 Unit 3 Key TermsMaterial culture: the material objects that distinguish a group of people, such as their art, buildings, weapons, utensils, machines, hairstyles, clothing and jewelry. Example?VSNon-material culture” (also called symbolic culture) a group’s way of thinking (including its beliefs, values, and other assumptions about the world and doing (its common patterns of behavior, including language and other forms of interaction) Example?

10 Unit 3 Key TermsCultural leveling: the process by which cultures become similar to one another; refers especially to the process by which U.S. culture is being exported and diffused into other nations.To what extent do you think this is happening? Example?

11 Unit 3 Key TermsEthnocentrism – the use of one’s own culture as a yardstick for judging the ways of other individuals or societies, generally leading to a negative evaluation of their values, norms, and behaviors.

12 Unit 3 Key TermsGlobalization – the growing interconnections among nations due to the expansion of capitalism.Since the 60s, the western way of life has rapidly spread across the globe. There is not a city in the world now where you cannot find a McDonalds, Pizza Hut, KFC, and, of course, blue jeans.//Is globalization is synonymous with Americanization?”

13 Unit 3 Field Trip: debate
Should the American way of life be embraced or rejected?Instructions: Go to Select three areas and read through both sides of the debate. Decide on which side of the debate you land for each of the 3 areas you selected. Be prepared to explain why you feel this way.Model principlesEconomic consequencesUnhealthyDiplomatic feelCultureInternational diversityNOTE: We will reconvene in 5 minutes. Please do not post your assessment until I give ahead go ahead to do so. This way we can have a groups discussion without the screen scrolling too fast. Thanks!

14 Field tip debrief//Model principles: Does the American way of life lack the model principles that should be emulated? Why to Why not?

15 Field trip debrief//Economics: Does adopting the American way of life have economic consequences? Why or Why not?

16 Field trip debrief//Unhealthy: Is the American way of life unhealthy?

17 Field trip debrief//Diplomatic feel: Does the American way of life encourage uncooperative, undiplomatic mentalities?

18 Field trip debrief//Culture: Is the American "culture" inferior to others internationally? Why or Why not?

19 Field trip debrief//Culture: Is the American "culture" inferior to others internationally? Why or Why not?

20 Field trip debrief// International diversity: Would the adoption of the American way of life mean the decay of unique international cultures? Why or Why not?

21 Field trip debrief//Overall, which side of the debate did you come out on? Embrace or reject “Americanized globalization?”

22 Unit 3 DiscussionLet’s discuss the impact of the global spread of capitalism and the American way of life. ….//Are we (the USA) indeed becoming a “global village” with western beliefs, values, norms?EXAMPLES?

23 Unit 3 Discussion//Will other nations’ beliefs, customs and traditions eventually become extinct?

24 Unit 3 Discussion//What place is there for other nations’ beliefs, customs, traditions, etc?Example:Hijab, Niqab, Burqa

25 Unit 3 DiscussionWhat is one example that you can think of where it appears traditions, customs, and beliefs that go directly against American values in this new global village?

26 Unit 3 DiscussionIs there a place for such traditions, customs, and beliefs that go directly against American values in this new global village?

27 Unit 3 Assignments Readings Web Resources Discussion Board Seminar
Activity: There is an interesting PowerPoint with audio presentation on the topics of capitalism and socialism.

28 Unit 3 Key Concepts ECOMONIC SYSTEMS* Capitalism
Laissez-faire capitalismSocialismDemocratic socialismConvergence TheoryMultinational corporations*Economy - a system of producing and distributing goods and services

29 Unit 3 Key ConceptsCapitalism – An economic system characterized by the private ownership of the means of production, market competition, and the pursuit of profits.VS.Laissez-faire capitalism - unrestrained manufacture and trade (literally “hands off” capitalism)

30 Unit 3 Key ConceptsSocialism – an economic system characterized by the public ownership of the means of production, central planning, and the distribution of goods without a profit motiveVSDemocratic socialism – a hybrid economic system in which capitalism is mixed with state ownership

31 Unit 3 Key ConceptsTIP: There is an interesting PowerPoint with audio presentation on the topics of capitalism and socialism via the Unit 3 Activities Link.

32 Unit 3 Key ConceptsConvergence Theory – the view that as capitalist and socialist economic systems each adopt features of the other, a hybrid (or mixed) economic system will emerge

33 Unit 3 Key ConceptsMultinational corporations – companies that operate across national boundaries; also called transnational corporations

34 Q&A?

35 Thanks for coming!

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POL 300 Assignment 1: The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy
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Due Week 5 and worth 135 points
Select a president from the table, “Presidents and Their ‘Doctrines,’” in Roskin, Chapter 4. Then write a 3-5 page paper on the doctrine that president used according to Roskin. Your research must include at least four (4) credible sources, apart from your textbook. Your paper must address the following:
Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Explicate the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or…show more content…

Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Weight: 20%
Did not submit or incompletely summarized a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Insufficiently summarized a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Partially summarized a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Satisfactorily summarized a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
Thoroughly summarized a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office.
2. Explicate the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
Weight: 20%
Did not submit or incompletely explicated the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
Insufficiently explicated the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
Partially explicated the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
Satisfactorily explicated the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.
Thoroughly explicated the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to