Socialculture

Socialculture - Social Culture Social Structure The shared...

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1 Social Culture Social Structure • Status • Kinship Patterns • Naming Conventions • Customs • Traditions The shared pattern of roles and relationships among the members of a culture (the society) Culture • Norms • Values • Roles • Rites • Rituals • Totems A shared pattern of ideas, behaviors and beliefs • Taboos • Jargon Reinforced By
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2 Material Culture • Art • Artifacts • Technology The physical objects made and used by members of a culture; the ways in which they are made and used, and the occasions and reasons for their use. • Costumes • Decoration • Architecture Sub-Culture • Cults • Sects A cultural subdivision that exhibits variations on the shared pattern of ideas, behaviors, and beliefs of the “super culture.” Vary in a few dimensions Vary in several dimensions The Purpose of Sociocultural Machinery Promotes social satisfaction by scripting A. Social Memory (the time-binding nature of culture) B. Social Order (predictability reduces anxiety)
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