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Sociology - Chapter 3 - Culture
beliefs, values, attitudes, material objects, and social heritage shared by a particular people
standards by which members of a culture distinguish the desirable from the undesirable, good from bad, etc.
the primary agent of cultural transmission
institutionally, the primary agent of cultural transmission
robin williams' 10 values
equal opportunity, achievement and success, activity and work, material comfort, practicality and efficiency, progress, science, democracy and free enterprise, freedom, racism and group superiority
rules that guide a spectrum of behaviors and/or any particular society
things we should do
things we should not do
norms that have great moral significance
an example of a more
often a synonym for a proscriptive more
external punishments and rewards from others to promote conformity
internal painful acknowledgment of the negative judgment of others (guilt/discomfort we feel when others judge/correct us)
real and ideal culture
what goes along with the saying "do as I say, not as I do"
culture of victimization
no one accepts responsibility
recognition of past and present cultural diversity in American society coupled with efforts to promote the equality of all cultural traditions
the blend of cultural traditions in any given area
cultural patterns that distinguish some segment of the population (there's a variation)
cultural patterns that strongly oppose popular culture
time required or resistance of social institutions to change to innovation
opposite of ethnocentrism, judging a culture by its own standards
melting pot (amalgamation)
A + B + C = D
A + B + C = A + B + C
A + B + C = A
argues that disorganization and pathology of lower class culture is self-perpetuating through cultural transmission
clothing, gestures, icons, or anything carrying recognition to a particular culture
tangible human creations (weapons, for example)
intangible human creations (religion, politics, etc.)