Sociology Notes Day4

Sociology Notes Day4 - Societies often allow for moral...

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Sociology Notes Day4- 9/11 Culture Overview Differing Perspectives on the Elements of Culture Do You Speak American? Differing Perspectives on the Elements of Culture The Functionalist Perspective Strong central values and norms provide social stability and consensus Cultural beliefs and practices will persist if they are functional for society
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Unformatted text preview: Societies often allow for moral holidays Mardi Gras, Spring Break The Conflict Perspective Dominant Ideology: cultural beliefs and practices that help maintain the interests of the powerful Powerful groups not only control wealth, but the means of producing beliefs about reality Religion, education, media...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course SOCL 2000 taught by Professor Slack during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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