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Unformatted text preview: society • Includes: beliefs, values, knowledge, art, morals, laws, customs, habits, language, and dress Components of culture: • Material culture consists of the objects created in a given society o Buildings, arts, tools, toys, print and broadcast media, any tangible objects • Nonmaterial culture includes the norms, laws, customs, ideas, and beliefs of a group of people Characteristics of Culture • Culture is shared • Culture is learned • Culture is taken for granted • Culture is symbolic • Culture varies across time and place Culture is… • Concrete • Abstract...
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- Fall '06
- Sociology, Control group versus, o Evaluation Research, o Historical Research