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Unformatted text preview: not lying. LawsFormal, standardized norms enacted by legislative bodies to regulate certain types of behavior and enforced by formal sanctions Stateway a law that is not based on a folkway or more, hard to enforce. (example: speeding, prohibition) Taboo “negative more;” Mores so strong that violation considered to be extremely offensive (example: the incest taboo) Components of culture (Continued) Components of culture ( Institutions a cluster of folkways and mores centered around the completion of an important social task. The five major institutions: 1. Family 2. Education 3. Religion 4. Economics 5. Political Components (cont) Subculture a group of people who participate in the mainstream of culture yet maintain distinct in their own culture. Example: Jewish, Amish . Counterculture any group in a society whose beliefs and behaviors contradict main stream culture....
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- Spring '08