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Unformatted text preview: certain circumstances o Folkways Customary practices o Mores Expect to be obeyed o Laws Formal norms o Taboos Prohibited behavior (incest)- Standards and guides for behavior o What is natural and normal- Largely Internalized o Learned early o Unquestioned o Reinforced Sanctions- All norms are associated with sanctions o Positive sanctions rewards o Negative sanctions punishment- The entire fabric of norms and sanctions in a culture reflects that cultures values and priorities Value- Parsons American work ethic- Merton Success, wealth, prestige, power...
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