Unformatted text preview: important and unimportant. Culture refers to everything that people create. Values, norms, goals, and culture in general, develop as people interact with one another over time. Culture accounts, in part, for the unprecedented success of the human species. It allows us to adapt to extreme environments. We could not survive without our culture. In a sense, we create our culture, but our culture, in turn, recreates us (See Robertson, 1989:38-42). Culture provides the context (back ground) that we use to interact with each other. It defines boundaries that we use to distinguish us from them...
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Schaefer, Appalachia