Chapter 2 - Culture

Chapter 2 - Culture - CHAPTER TWO: CULTURE Culture is...

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CHAPTER TWO: CULTURE Culture is defined as all the socially transmitted ideas, practices and material objects that people create or adapt to deal with real-life problems in their environment. Society involves people interacting socially and sharing culture in a defined geographical area. Sanctions (System of social control): Rewards and punishments, aimed at ensuring conformity, that people get for following cultural guidelines THE BIRTH OF CULTURE From ancient times, humans survived, despite being the physically weaker than many other animals, to eventually dominate nature. This was because they were the most intelligent creatures around. Their sophisticated brains enabled them to create cultural survival kits of enormous complexity and flexibity. They had three major tools at their disposal. ABSTRACTION It is the capacity to create ideas or ways of thinking For example: Symbols, or things that carry important meanings. o
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