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Culture

the body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people's distinct tradition

Material culture

The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, food, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people

Nonmaterial culture

Human creations, such as values, norms, knowledge, systems of government, language, and so on, that are not embodied in physical objects

Technology

the combination of object and rules

Symbols

anything that carries a particular meaning recognized by people who share a culture

Language

our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning.

Values

shared beliefs used to decide what is good or bad, right or wrong, desirable or undesirable

Norms

Expectations for the way group members will behave while in the group. i.e. "The Rules"

Folkways

Informal norms or everyday customs that may be violated without serious consequences within a particular culture

Mores

Accepted rules of behavior. Violation leads to serious consequences.

Laws

Norms that are enacted as formal rules by a political body and enforced by the power of the state. Written Rule.

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