CULTURE Student copy

CULTURE Student copy - C ULTURE Soci200 Spring2007 S ociety

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CULTURE Soci 200 Spring 2007
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Society Society is a system of interrelationships that  connects individuals together.  A view of the world and a set of traditions that a  specific social group uses and transmits to the next  generation The values the members of a given group hold, the  language they speak , the symbols they revere, the  norms they follow and material goods they create.
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Culture Comte made the point that only  when people think alike can they  live without conflict. Culture is the “common thinking”  or “glue” that holds societies  together.
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Cultural Values Values are abstract ideals. Preferred ways of acting based  on  traditions Hand shakes or bowing Thanking people or not Cultural health values are  ways that people relate to  health Go to a doctor Use a home remedy
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Mores and Norms Mores and norms are usual values of a 
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course SOCI 200m taught by Professor Albright during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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