By: Mieka Schmitz
Values determine what is good and/or right. Values can be influenced by culture.
Norms determine what is appropriate behavior. Culture influences norms.
Two different cultural norms in America: children playing outside and their clothing.
Indian women dress in traditional clothing that covers their bodies from head to toe.
In Costa Rica, the phrase "Pura Vida" is an everyday saying that can be used as "hello, goodbye, how are you, ect."
American values consist of:
- achievement & success
- efficiency & practicality
- group superiority