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The United States of America, a cultural profile

Peigi T. Rockwell

The United States of America, a cultural profile

by Peigi T. Rockwell

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Published by Anti-Racism, Multiculturalism and Native Issues (AMNI) Centre, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Civilization.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwriter, Peigi Rockwell.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [22]
    ContributionsGeorge, Usha., University of Toronto. AMNI Centre., Canada. Ontario Administration of Settlement and Integration Services.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22465155M
    ISBN 100772791007
    OCLC/WorldCa166686561

    Author. This country-specific business culture profile was written by Keith Warburton who is the founder of the cultural awareness training consultancy Global Business Culture.. Global Business culture is a leading training provider in the fields of cross-cultural communication and global virtual team working.   Top 50 American Culture & Characteristics of American - Part 1 | Understanding U.S To help you compare and contrast what you observe of American culture .

    Social and Cultural Traits in the United States Of America. The United States has one of the most diverse populations in the world. Modern American culture has often been termed a 'melting pot', with all Americans being able to trace their ancestry back to a seperate culture. Judaism in the United States. The United States is host to the largest Jewish population outside of Israel. This vibrant Jewish community has been produced by a long history of migration. Judaism is the largest non-Christian religious affiliation in the United States (%), most of whom reside in the northeastern states such as New York and.

    The United States, which had just come out of the Civil War and was achieving recognition for its technology and its scientific progress, took on the challenge of assembling an expedition. It was financed privately by James Gordon Bennett, Jr., who was the publisher of the New York Herald.   A contemporary gender conflict in the United States concerns paid income. Women in the U.S. are on average paid 78% of what men are paid for doing the same work. The pay gap is consistent across all 50 states but is more severe in some Midwestern and Southern states (Louisiana is the worst with women earning only 66% that of what men earn).


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