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Unformatted text preview: for conformity and punishment for nonconformity . They can be material, such as a fine for not adhering to a norm, but they can also be gestures, "such as frowns, stares, harsh words, or raised fists" (Henslin, 1999:43). Values Each culture has a general consensus of what is worth working for (ends). Values refer to that which we consider important or unimportant, desirable or undesirable, good or bad, and beautiful or ugly . They guide most of our actions. Values are long range commitments to ends that people share culturally. Values are abstract and general . Essentially, values describe our "moral" goals in society. Values indicate the standards by which people define their ideas about what is desirable in life....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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