Study Guide for 3rd Exam-Part 1

Study Guide for 3rd Exam-Part 1 - What is Culture? .that...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
What is Culture? that complex whole  which includes knowledge, belief, arts, morals, law, custom, and  any other capabilities and habits acquired by man  as a member of society .  Sir Edward  Tylor Understand the defining attributes of culture—it is: o learned o shared o symbolic o all-encompassing o integrated What is meant by enculturation? What are methods of studying cultures. Identify the different  levels of culture  and why it is important to distinguish between  them. o national o international o subcultures Distinguish between  ethnocentrism  and  cultural relativism  and how both relate to  human rights . Know the differences and provide examples between cultural  o universalities o generalities o particularities Understand the  mechanisms of cultural change . o diffusion o acculturation o independent invention o convergent cultural evolution
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Know what  globalization  is, the forces behind it, and its effects on local  communities. Be able to distinguish between  ethnicity  and  race  and understand that ethnicity is  not just a politically correct term for race Race is culturally constructed and not a biological reality. Understand the difference between different types of statuses including examples of 
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ANT 1020 taught by Professor Marydurocher during the Fall '08 term at Wayne State University.

Page1 / 5

Study Guide for 3rd Exam-Part 1 - What is Culture? .that...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online