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Unformatted text preview: something else the most important is language 4 . Culture is Integrated culture is holistic all parts are interrelated 5. Cultures Change all cultures, subcultures, and human societies change over time the causes of change are numerous and include ecological. Cultural Universals: Economic systems Technological systems Kinship systems Social control systems Child care systems Religious systems Ethnocentrism: the belief that ones own culture is right, superior, and morally justified Cultural Relativism: evaluating cultures on their own terms Moral Relativism: suggests there is no such thing as right or wrong Neanderthals: Used stone tools Were nomadic foragers and hunters Communicated Buried their dead Did they use abstract symbols? The archaeology suggests this...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Dr.sharynjones during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
- Spring '11
- Cultural Anthropology