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Chapter 2 Quiz 1. Culture a. A total way of being b. The knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next in a human group or society. 2. Culture and Society in a Changing World a. Importance of Culture i. Humans need culture to survive ii. Society needs culture to survive 1. Culture is “the common denominator that makes the actions of individuals intelligible to the group” b. Material Culture and Nonmaterial Culture i. Material Culture 1. Consists of the physical or tangible creations that members of society make, use, and share a. Technology ii. Nonmaterial Culture 1. Consists of the abstract or intangible human creations of society that influence people’s behavior. a. Language, beliefs, values, rules of behavior, family patterns and political systems c. Cultural Universals i. Customs and practices that occur across all societies ii. George Murdock compiled a list of more than 70 1. Appearance, activities, social institutions, and customary practices 2. Imposed a. Practices are imposed by one society onto another society d. Social Institutions i. Family (Reproductive, childcare) ii. Economy (Produce and distribute goods/services iii. Political System (Group decisions, mediation, protect)
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