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Chapter 2 Culture
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Chapter Outline Introduction to Culture Basis of Human Behavior: Culture and Biology The Carriers of Culture Cultural Diversity and Change
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Chapter Outline Sources of Cultural Diversity and Change Consequences of Cultural Diversity and Change Uses of Culture
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What Is Culture? The way of life shared by members of a community. Nonmaterial culture - language, values, rules and knowledge shared by a society. Material culture - physical objects a society produces—tools, streets, sculptures, and toys. Material objects depend on the nonmaterial culture for meaning.
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Two Approaches to the Study of Culture The first approach treats culture as the underlying basis of interaction. More interested in how culture shapes us than in how culture itself is shaped. The second approach focuses on culture as a social product. Asks why particular aspects of culture develop.
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Characteristics of Culture 1. Problem solving - culture is the way
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course SOCI 1100 taught by Professor Nadmarni during the Spring '08 term at Minnesota Colleges.

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