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CultureNotes - o Gender o Geography o Language o Religion o...

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9.1.11 Culture NOTES What is  Culture - “Objective and subjective”  o Values o Attitudes o Assumptions  o Beliefs and practices  - Provide common ground for people to live and communicate in a given time and  place  - Systems of shared knowledge’s  - Cultivated behavior  - A way of life of a group of people  o The behaviors, beliefs, values and symbols that they accept  Without thinking  o Passed along by communication and initiation from one generation to the next  - Group of broadly or narrowly defined similarities  o Inclusive and exclusive  - How it gets defined: o Age 
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Unformatted text preview: o Gender o Geography o Language o Religion o History Record of the past –factual and interpretive o Society Family, school, government, sports, clubs, and hobbies -How We Learn it o Enculturation Formal learning • Schools and churches Informal Learning The arts Mass Media -Deep structure is long-standing behavior and ingrained values based upon: o Family People who constitute “home” o Community o Worldview -Types of Culture o Dominant In power o Co-Culture o Popular Culture...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course WRT 204 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at West Chester.

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