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Unformatted text preview: What is culture? What Standard 10.1 The The word culture, culture from the Latin colo, Latin -ere, with its root -ere with meaning "to cultivate“. Culture Culture refers to the universal human capacity to classify, and communicate their experiences symbolically. symbolically What is culture? What Standard 10.1 Culture - has been called "the way of life for an entire society." As such, it includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, norms of behaviors and religion rituals norms systems of belief. What is culture? What Standard 10.1 A common way of understanding culture is common to see it as consisting of four elements that are "passed on from generation to generation by learning alone": generation values norms institutions Artifacts. What is culture? What Standard 10.1 Values Values comprise ideas about what in life seems important. (Fast write) What are the Values in the United States and why? United What is culture? What Standard 10.1 Norms Norms consist of expectations of how people will behave in various situations. (Fast write) What are the norms in the United states? What is culture? What Standard 10.1 Institutions Institutions are the structures of a society within which values and norms are transmitted. Fast write) What institution do you go to daily and show values and social norms? daily What is culture? What Standard 10.1 Artifacts—things, Artifacts—things, or aspects of material culture derive from a culture's values and norms. Fast write) What artifact in your life describes you? describes ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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