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Unformatted text preview: espouse; real culture is the actual behavior patterns of a society. These two things often conflict. Ideal culture represents what a society strives for or wants to be. Section 5 Cultural Diversity and Similarity All cultures experience change. Why? Discovery the process of finding something that already exists. Invention the creation of something new. Diffusion the borrowing of aspects of culture from other cultures. Social Categories Cultural diversity that occurs because groups share specific social characteristics. Certain behaviors are associated with certain ages, genders, religions, regions etc. Subculture a part of the dominant culture, but they differ in some important respects. Ex. Immigrant communities, itinerant farmers. Counterculture a subculture opposed to central beliefs of the dominant culture. Ex. Goth, hippies, prison, gang....
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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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