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5 terms

Sociology: Chap. 2 Sec. 1 Terms

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cultural universals
basic needs that all societies must develop to ensure fulfillment
ethnocentrism
tendency to view one's own culture and group as superior
cultural relativism
attempt to keep an open mind toward cultural variations
subculture
groups that share values, norms, and behaviors not shared by the entire populations; ex. Chinatown
counterculture
groups that reject major values, norms, and practices of the larger society and replaces them with a new set of cultural patterns; ex. cyberpunk, anarchists, organized crime, hippies