Socl ch 2

Socl ch 2 - Chapter 2 Culture Society and Diversity...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 2: Culture, Society, and Diversity Comanche social organization 1. Family 2. Residence band 3. Division 4. Focused-activity group 5. Comanche community I. What is Culture? A. Culture and Society 1. Culture –the total lifestyle of people, including all of the ideas, values, knowledge and behaviors and material objects that they share. 2. Society –a group of people who are relatively self-sufficient and who share a common territory and culture. B. Material Culture And Nonmaterial Culture 1. Material culture –all the physical objects, or artifacts, made or used by people, such as canoes, stone clubs, jet airplanes, and skyscrapers 2. Nonmaterial culture –things that have no physical existence, such as language, ideas, knowledge, and behaviors. II. The Components of Culture A. Beliefs and Values 1. Beliefs –the conceptions people have about what is true in the world. 2. Values –people’s ideas about what is good or bad, right or wrong. 3. U.S. Values a. Success b. Work and activity c. Progress, efficiency, and practicality d. Individualism
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
e. Freedom f. Materialism and material comfort g. Equality 4. Japanese Values a. Collectivity b. Harmony c. Tradition
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PETE 2001 taught by Professor Thurber during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

Page1 / 4

Socl ch 2 - Chapter 2 Culture Society and Diversity...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online