Culture Notes - Culture Culture is the set of believe rules...

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1 Culture Culture is the set of believe, rules, and institutions held by a specific group of people I. Rules of Culture 1. Aesthetics a. What is good taste? (1) Art, Music, Imagery, Symbolism, colors 2. Values and attitudes a. Ideas, beliefs, and customs to which people are emotionally attached (1) marital faithfulness, honor, faith, work ethic (2) attitudes (a) time, NASCAR, and sports 3. Manners and customs a. Appropriate ways of speaking, behaving, and dressing within a culture. b. customs (1) folk customs (2) gift giving 4. Social structure a. Fundamental organization of groups and institutions, social positions, and relationships, and resource distribution (1) Social groups (a) family i) nuclear family- parents and civilians ii) extended family- relatives (b) Gender i) what is expected by your gender to do in society ii) social traits (c) Social status i) Social stratification a) Social ranks based on family heritage, wealth, and occupation ii) Social mobility a) Caste System-no mobility b) Class system- limited mobility 5. Religion a. Christianity- (1) nearly 2 billion followers - (largest religion) (2) denominations (a) Roman Catholic, Methodist (3) Global politics (a) Abortion, Gay marriage b. Islam (1) 1.3 billion followers (2) forbidden by religion (a) interest, pork
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