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Topic%205%20-%20Culture - Culture Culture is passed from...

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1 Culture Knowledge Language Beliefs Value Behaviors Customs Norms Material Objects Culture is … Material vs. non-material culture passed from person to person & from one generation to the next. ± What is Normal, Natural, or Usual? ± The Culture Within Us ± Culture as Lens ± Culture Shock ± Ethnocentrism Culture and Taken-for-Granted Orientations
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2 Gestures ± Conveying Messages without Words ± Gestures’ Meaning Differ Among Cultures ± Can Lead to Misunderstandings Components of Symbolic Culture Language ± Allows Human Experience to be Cumulative ± Provides Social or Shared Past ± Provides Social or Shared Future ± Allows Shared Perspective ± Allows Complex, Shared, Goal-Directed Behavior Components of Symbolic Culture ± Artifacts – Symbols ± Cross ± Swastika ± Heart ± ± Blackberry ± Wedding Ring Components of Symbolic Culture
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3 ± Values - What is Desirable in Life ± (e.g. work, honesty, success) ± Norms - Expectations or Rules for Behavior
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2010 for the course PHIL 1104 taught by Professor Larvy during the Spring '09 term at UConn.

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