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Unformatted text preview: whole population How much shared knowledge and agreed upon rules are necessary to keep Los Angeles running? Culture is an integrating force that allows the society to operate; rules and norms of our society Material culture are the tools we have and the things we use and see as beautiful and useful and intellectually and morally valuable Non Material Culture is like ideas, ideals, customs, traditions, norms, rules that we abide by Rituals and repetition is how we acquire these non material cultures A subculture is a group united by sets of concepts, values, traits, and/or behavioral patterns that distinguish it from others within the same culture or society Modern culture is socially produced and fused by the media Media ownership in the United States is in the hands of six companies Those companies affect the information and messages communicated to the public...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.
- Spring '11