Dimensions of Diversity Concepts Worksheet

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Diversity Concept Worksheet

Janie Lunday

University of Phoenix


Diversity Concepts Worksheet


Application of Concept in your personal and/or professional life

Reference to Concept in Reading

Globalization "describes the accelerating links between nations

and people in a world system connected economically, politically, and by

modern media and transportation," (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003, p. 36).

As innovation in technology increase, so does globalization. I work for a Japanese company and we communicate through video conferencing. We can send files back and forth through the use of the Internet. I does not matter where any of our offices are located.

"With globalization, long-distance contact is easier, faster, and cheaper than ever. Although people travel more than ever, migrants and other travelers maintain their ties with home (by phoning, emailing, faxing, visiting, and sending money)," (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003, p. 36).

Anti-globalization is the resistance to globalization.

The large protests which were seen at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, the WTO meetings, and other summits typically, have been against varying types of globalization. The issues were marginalization and disparities between the haves and have-nots. The rich and the poor.

"These protesters have included cross-sections of social and economic classes and people with different political views. Prominent among them are trade union members, environmentalists, anticapitalists, and anarchists," (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003, p. 35).

Culture "refers to a way of life-traditions and customs-transmitted through learning, which play a vital role in molding the beliefs and behavior of the people exposed to them," (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2003, p. 14).

According to Kottak and Kozaitis (2003, p. 14), children learn traditions by growing up in an enculturation society. Who I am today is a result of being raised by my grandmother. She taught me the values of life...