Ch. 10 - Enculturation and the Life Course

Ch. 10 - Enculturation and the Life Course - A NTH101 Week...

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ANTH101 Week 7 Enculturation and the Life Course October 6, 2009 Side-Notes: Friday October 6, 2009 1pm AB110 SI Review Session Exam Format: 35 multiple choice 4-5 Short Answer Questions (2-3 sentences) 1 Essay (no min. length) Scantron Form 882-E is needed Lectures, Textbooks (Ch. 1-10), Supplemental Readings, Films I. What is Enculturation? How are we Enculturated? a. How very young children through adulthood learn about their culture b. Culture is learned i. From parents, teachers, media ii. Varies from culture to culture c. Learn what kind of behavior is proper and acceptable d. Learn how to survive in a physical environment e. Learn how to interpret the world around us, ascribe meaning to things around us II. Enculturation and Growing Up a. Tremendous variation in practices of raising children from society to society i. Levels of responsibility for children, work expectations ii. Interaction with gender iii. How children behave (should they be seen and not heard?) iv. How parents interact with children, affection shown, punishment given 1. Who is responsible for affection? For discipline? III. Is Enculturation Uniform? a. No! Even in the same cultural context it is not uniform for all members of that society or culture b. Not programmed like robots, there is always variation (i.e. spoiling children) ** - Possibly on Exam
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c. Boys play football, Girls do ballet
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