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1 Flashcards for Sociology 100 Chapter 3 Culture Argot Specialized language used by members of a group or subculture. Bilingualism The use of two or more languages in a particular setting, such as the workplace or schoolroom, treating each language as equally legitimate.
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2 Counterculture A subculture that deliberately opposes certain aspects of the larger culture. Cultural relativism The viewing of people’s behavior from the perspective of their own culture. Cultural universal A common practice or belief found in every culture.
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3 Culture The totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material objects, and behavior. Culture industry The worldwide media industry that standardizes the goods and services demanded by consumers Culture lag A period of maladjustment when the nonmaterial culture is still struggling to adapt to new material conditions.
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4 Culture war The polarization of society over controversial cultural issues Culture shock The feeling of surprise and disorientation that people experience
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