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1 Anthro 2350 Lecture 1-28-08 – key points Social system ± Organization of roles and statuses within a given grouping of human beings Social class ± Determined by the combination of: ² income ² education ² occupation ± Describes aggregates better than individuals subculture ± “Customs and beliefs that overlap with but depart significantly from the mainstream culture…class, ethnicity and perceived race are common sources of differential socialization.” (Middleton, p. 42) What model describes the position of immigrants within a society? ± Monoculturalism ± Leitkultur ± Melting pot ± multiculturalism Culture – a more modern definition: ± “complex web of shifting patterns
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Unformatted text preview: that link people in different locales and that link social formations of different scales According to this different scales. According to this view, any group can construct its own cultural identity. (from Wikipedia article) 2 social identity Meaning and importance of vary across time and place Iceberg of culture ???? What does this mean???? ethnicity The social organization of cultural difference (Fredrik Barth) What is different is important, NOT what is shared what is Dynamic Ebbs and flows based on Economics Competition for scarce resources...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ANTH 2350 taught by Professor Davenport during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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