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Unformatted text preview: 1 Culture and Society Culture and Society DSOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology February 11, 2009 (Lecture originally scheduled for 2/09/09) Attention Science and Agriculture Majors. Ever Thought About Teaching? Come to our Info Session Wednesday, March 25 Become a Certified Teacher Qualified students can earn a 4:30 PM 119 Kennedy Hall Masters Degree in as little as 1 year! Minors/Concentrations available to all Majors Find out more info at www.education.cornell.edu or bjt53@cornell.edu Have you ever considered pursing a minor? Have you ever considered pursing a minor? Find out about the following options: Applied Exercise Science Global Health Gerontology Nutrition Pre Pre-Professional.Association.Towards.Careers in.Health Professional.Association.Towards.Careers in.Health Education PATCHs next General Body Meeting Where? G71 MVR When? Wednesday, February 18 at 5:00 PM PLUS: possibilities and options for SUMMER INTERNSHIPS in the medical field Funded in part by the SAFC Cornell ABROAD www.cuabroad.cornell.edu Office and resource library open MWRF 9:00-4:00 & T 10:30-4:00 Office and resource library open MWRF 9:00 4:00 & T 10:30 4:00 Come talk to our advisors any day during walk-in hours 1:30-3:00 300 Caldwell Hall, Ag Quad cuabroad@cornell.edu, 607.255.6224 Facebook Us! What is Culture? What is Culture? Communicable knowledge, learned behavior passed on from generation to generation An integrated system of learned behavior patterns that are distinguishing characteristics of the members of a given society The collective programming of the mind that distinguishes the members of one group from those of another The integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations" A shared, learned, symbolic system of values, beliefs and attitudes that shapes and influences perception and behavior -- an abstract mental blueprint or mental code 2 What is Culture? What is Culture? Totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material objects, and behavior Includes ideas, values, customs, and artifacts of groups of people A template of learned behaviors that is predictable form and content. Transferred from generation to generation. Material vs. Nonmaterial Culture Material vs. Nonmaterial Culture Material culture Non-Material culture Physical objects that people have borrowed, discovered, or invented Intangible human creations that we cannot identify directly through and to which they have attached meaning....
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