Soc Paper 4 norms

Soc Paper 4 norms - Public Education v. Private Education:...

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Public Education v. Private Education: Norms, Folkways and Subcultures Norms are the established standard of behavior maintained by a society. Social norms consist of a society’s beliefs, values and goals as a whole. Folkways are norms governing everyday behavior. Folkways include things like greetings and exceptable public actions. Subcultures are a part of society that shares a certain pattern of mores, folkways, and values that is different from the larger society. There are many different norms practiced throughout the world. These norms help to maintain order and predictability in a society. A folkway is a kind of norm that shapes an individuals everyday action. These folkways can differ from person to person; depending on what group the individual associates with or was brought up in. While some norms could have large repercussions if violated, folkways do not. When different norms and folkways exist, there can also exist a subculture that is set apart from the rest of society. I have attended both public school and private school and have learned that norms
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