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Interculture Speech

Speech: Intercultural theme

Examples of sub-cultures would be:
jazz subculture
goth subculture
religious fundamentalism (for examples, Mormon fundamentalism, New Order Amish)


Culture : is a shared, learned, symbolic system of values, beliefs and attitudes that shapes and influences perception and behavior -- an abstract "mental blueprint" or "mental code."

Subculture : The term for a regional, social, or ethnic group that is distinguishable from other groups in a society. Members of such groups often share a common identity, food tradition, dialect or language, and other cultural traits that come from their common ancestral background and experience.

Links of interest:

Flower Power
Antiwar Movement
Recreating counterculture
American Counterculture

Subcultures Examples
Countercultures Examples
Any ethnic group: Native Americans, Chinese, Hispanics

Jihadists, 3%ters, Proud Boys, American Freedom Party

Religious groups: Catholics, Baptists, Jews,
LDS/Mormons, Moonies
Bodybuilders, Crossfitters

Fundamentalist religious groups: Fundamentalist Church
of LDS (Bigamists), Quiverful, People of Praise,
Wall Builders, Nation of Islam (Original Group),

Animal Rights Extremists Groups: PETA,
Animal Liberation Front (ALF), Animal Rights
Militia (ARM)

Farmers or Cowboys or Coal Miners
Tea Party Members
Goths, Punks, Geeks, or Trekkers
Knights of Columbus or Masons
Daughters of American Revolution
Surfers, Civil War Re-enactors, Conspiracy Believers

Ku Klux Klan
Militias such as Huteree, Boogaloo Bois,
Christian Patriots, Oath Keepers, etc.
Original Hippies
Hells Angels, Outlaws, Devil Disciples
Crime Syndicate: Cosa Nostra, Odessa Mafia,
Armenian Mafia, Polish Mob, etc.
Aryan Brotherhood, American Front, O94,
Neo Nazis or Skinheads

Additional suggested reading:

Sociology With Infotrac: Understanding a Diverse Society, Casebound -
By Margaret L. Andersen, Howard Francis Taylor

Levels of Culture & Subculture for Managing Organizations ~
By Tanya Robertson, Demand Media

Conversation on TED: What are the pros and cons of living in a subculture?

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