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Unformatted text preview: 1 Socialization: The Micro-Sociological Transmission of Culture Transmission of Culture DSOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology February 16, 2009 Announcements Extra-credit #2 Due in class on Wednesday, 2/18/09 Assignment #1 Due Monday, 3/2/09 Culture Culture is the knowledge that members of a society share Culture not only constrains behaviors but also shapes of people think about and interpret their world Culture determines: Norms (folkways and mores) Values Social role definitions (role, status, hierarchy, expected behavior) Culture is socially constructed (the product of human intervention): Learned Emergent Internalized Culture helps to explain: Social arrangements Social problems Individual behavior 2 Culture is also. Temporal the way of life and/or general customs and beliefs of a particular group of people at a particular time....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course DSOC 1101 taught by Professor Hirshel during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
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