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11 - Cultural Anthropology 01/09-01/18 Culture: Learned...

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Cultural Anthropology 01/09-01/18 Culture : Learned  behaviors, values, beliefs, rules of conduct shared  by members  of a society Cultural Anthropology : comparative study of cultural behavior Edward Tyler -> Attributed with the first definition of Cultural Anthropology Symbolic Culture : the thoughts and ideas associated with culture Ex. World view, perspectives, gender roles, values, customs, taboos, etc. Material Culture:  tools for survival, tangible elements of a culture Ethnocentrism : tendency to examine the world strictly  through our own eyes Cultural Relativism : looking at others (behaviors, values, norms, attire) through  that culture’s lens 6 Major Components of Culture: Culture is shared o Norms:   agreed upon expectations and attitudes about appropriate  behavior o Taboo:   norms that prohibit behavior  Culture is learned o
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