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culture a term for belief
values, behavior and material objects that together constitute a people's way of life.
refers to the process of passing cultural patterson from one generation to another
William Graham Sumner
is the early U.S. sociologist who decribed the difference between folkways and mores ways
is the term for the application of cultural knowledge to the task of living in an enviroment
culture act as a constraint
limiting human freedom because much culture is habit and is repeated again and again
the distinction between high culture and popular culture
is based mostly on the social standing of the people who display the cultural patter
is defined as an educational program recognizing the cultural diversity of the United states and promoting equality of all cultural traditions
the claim that U.S. culture is dominated by European and especially English ways of life
refers to the fact that change in one cultural pattern is usually linked to changes in others
the practice of understanding another culture on its own terms and using its own standards
the structural-functional approach states
thst the stability of U.S. society rest on core values shared by most people
structural-functional approach explains
how schooling helps prepare young people for the work they will do as adults
the theoretical approach that highlights the link between culture and social inequality
Anomie was used by Durkheim
to name a condition in which society provides little moral guidance to indiviuals
According to Lenski, the term sociocultural evolution refers
to changes that occur as a society acquires new technology
As Msrx, used the term alienation
means the experience of isolation and misery resulted from powerlessness
engages in large scale farming based on the use of plowa drawn by animals or more powerful energy sources
the development of agrarian technology
rested on the use of the plow, animal power and the development of metals
in terms of social inequality
agrarian societies generally have much more inequality than less productive societal types
Karl Marx believed that the industrial-capitalist system was very productive
concentrating wealth in the hands of a few and giving rise to two great classes: capitalists and proletarians
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