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Foundation of Social Life
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Ideas, Practices, Beliefs, Values, Symbols. The way you think, act and interact.
Components of Culture
Reflects and reinforces our cultural values and beliefs.
Rules by which a a culture guides the behaviour of their members.
The recognized violation of cultural norms
Deviant behavior that violates a law
Developed by Harold Garfinkel
An approach to deliberately disrupt social norms to see how people respond and how they try to restore social order.
Involves a group of people who suddenly assemble in a public space, perform a seemingly random act, and then disperse.
Ideas created by members of a society
Tangible things created by members of a society
1. Tendency for changes in material and non- material culture to occur at different rates.
2. Changes in non-material culture(ideas) tend to lag behind changes in material culture.
The tendency to judge people from another culture by the standards of one's own culture
Belief that our own culture is superior to other cultures.
Idea that all cultures and all cultural practices have equal value
The disorientation that people experience when they come in contact with a fundamentally different culture and can no longer depend on their taken-for-granted assumptions about life
The problems and conflicts that occur when two cultures come into contact.
Cultural diversity can lead to?
This arises from people with different cultures interacting with one another?
A segment of society that shares distinctive norms, values, and practices within a larger society.
A subculture that opposes the dominant norms, values and practices of larger society and seeks to replace them.
Slang or lingo
Code of Silence
The process whereby an aspect of culture spreads throughout a culture or from one culture to another.
The process in which members of one cultural group adopt the beliefs and behaviours of another group, or the merging of cultures
What happens to an individual when he or she moves to another society and adopts its culture.
When member of a dominant group "borrow" elements of culture from historically marginalized groups.
A process in which different cultures share ideas and ways of doing things
The social conditions brought about by the widespread use of computer networks for communication, entertainment, and business
The closest thing to a native culture form the internet has.
Frameworks used to explain social stuff
Roadmaps that gives us directions.
Main Theoretical Approaches
Level of analysis/Patterns of social relations
weakens social stability and leads to crime.
Characterizations of disorganized communities
Racial and ethnic diversity
Social Bond Theory
Crime results from weak bonds to conventional social institutions such as families and schools.
People who are not vested in society are more likely to commit crime.
The study of social life.
examines how individuals
are influenced by social factors.
focuses on how societies
develop through history.
Draws on sociological theories and
methods to explain state
formation and governance
Applying sociology and the sociological imagination to the popular culture products we consume in everyday life.
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