Chapter 2 ppt - SYG2000x9297 Instructor:GeorgiaBianchi Email:[email protected] Today Announcement Thenexttwoweeks GooverCh.2 Thenexttwoweeks

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Click to edit Master subtitle style SYG 2000 x 9297 Principles of Sociology Instructor: Georgia Bianchi Email: [email protected]
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Today Announcement The next two weeks Go over Ch.2
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The next two weeks WEEK 3 (9/8 to 9/12) Monday= you’re here! Wed= Watch online video (The merchants of cool)  instead of coming to class Fri= Have online reaction and discussion instead of  in-class discussion (WebCT) WEEK 4 (9/15 to 9/19) Monday = You have this class period off in order to  meet with your groups Wednesday = Visit to the Harn Museum
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What is Culture? v The complex system of meaning and  behavior that defines the way of life for  a society. v Language, Beliefs, Values, Norms, and  Behaviors that are Passed on From One  Generation to the Next v Material vs. Nonmaterial (Symbolic) 
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Culture and Taken-for-Granted  What is Normal, Natural, or Usual? The Culture Within Us and by Us Culture as Lens Culture Shock Ethnocentrism vs. Cultural Relativism
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Components of Symbolic Culture Gestures Language
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Language and Culture Language affects people’s perception of reality Language reflects the social and political status of  different groups in society. Language shapes people’s perception of groups and 
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Chapter 2 ppt - SYG2000x9297 Instructor:GeorgiaBianchi Email:[email protected] Today Announcement Thenexttwoweeks GooverCh.2 Thenexttwoweeks

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