Understanding Cross-Cultural Psychology

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To prepare for this Assignment: 

  • Review the chapter, “Understanding Cross-Cultural Psychology,” in your course text, Cross-Cultural Psychology: Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications (5th ed.). Pay particular attention to the definition of culture, and the evolutionary, sociological, and ecocultural approaches of cross-cultural psychology.
  • Think about what defines your culture and select a custom that is commonplace in your culture.
  • Consider how the three approaches (evolutionary, sociological, or ecocultural) might result in similar and different explanations of the custom you selected.

To complete this Assignment, submit  a 2- to 3-page paper that includes the following components. Be sure to reference the Learning Resources, including the media, in your Assignment.

  • Considering the definition of culture in your text, describe the culture of which you consider yourself a part. Be sure that you address your larger cultural setting, not just your family.
  • Describe the custom you selected and its significance in your culture.
  • Explain why your culture would maintain this custom from an evolutionary, a sociological, and an ecocultural approach.
  • Compare the three theoretical approaches. Explain at least two ways in which two or three theoretical models are similar to each other and two ways in which they are different from one another.
  • Explain which of these approaches helps you best understand the custom and why.

Support your Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation.

please make sure to read what I need for my assignment  and I am Hispanic if can do it base on my culture, will be great.

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