Comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the cultural group and the socio-cultural group.

Cultural group: Asian American

Socio-cultural group: Japanese Heritage

The essay will address the following:

· A brief history of the cultural/socio-cultural group

· Values

· Worldview

· Language and communication patterns

· Art and other expressive forms

· Norms and rules

· Lifestyle characteristics

· Relationship patterns

· Common rituals

· Degree of assimilation or marginalization from mainstream society

· Health behaviors and practices.

The essay must include a comparative and contrast analysis of common characteristics and distinguishing traits between the cultural group and the socio-cultural group. As well as a brief explanation of differential approaches needed by health care professionals.

APA style with a minimum of 5 references