HDFS 2300 - Contextual Models - Ch. #2 Notes

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HDFS 2300 - Contextual Models - Ch. #2 Notes

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CONTEXTUAL MODELSFamily DiversityVariability within and among families.CultureA group of people who share meaning - habits, customs, rituals, concepts.Affects worldview/perspective.Culture-Specific PerspectiveEmphasis on specific attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and behaviors that characterize members of a particular ethnic or racial group.Strengths: Provides valuable information about differences between ethnic groups - allows for comparison; develops sensitivity to these cultural differences.Weaknesses: Ignores variations that exist even among families of a particular ethnic group;

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