ERIC Number: ED031964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Background Data for the Teaching of French. Final Report. Part A, Volumes 1 and 2, La Culture et la Societe Francaises Au XXe Siecle.
Nostrand, Howard Lee; And Others
Selected twentieth century French cultural and societal characteristics of the two decades following the second world war are organized into a structured inventory or "emergent model." The cultural aspects covered are --(1) main themes, (2) ethos or "national character," (3) assumptions about reality, (4) verifiable knowledge, (5) art forms, (6) language, and (7) paralanguage and kinesics. Societal aspects include--(1) familial, (2) religious, (3) economic-occupational, (4) political and judicial, (5) educational, (6) intellectual-esthetic, (7) recreational, (8) communications, (9) stratification and mobility, (10) social proprieties, (11) status of groupings by age and sex, (12) status of ethnic and religious minorities, and (13) interpersonal and intergroup conflicts. Ecological aspects are also treated. Part A is in French with an English introduction. Topical and general bibliographies are included. For related parts of this report see FL 001 094 and FL 001 495. (MM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Traits, Ecological Factors, Foreign Culture, French, Literature Reviews, Research Projects, Social Background, Social Characteristics, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Guides, Twentieth Century Literature
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle.