Which of the following is an example of nonmaterial culture? a.A poemb.Artc.A bankd.Beauty Based on the graph below, most Americans want to cut environmental regulations. If this is based on lossof profits due to regulations, what would a conflict theorist propose about U.S. culture and the environment? Which of the following is true about the position of women in U.S. culture based on the graph below?
e.Based on the distribution of seats in the legislature, women are part of the counterculture.f.The growth of women in political roles creates an equality of subcultures.g.Women have as much opportunity as men in gaining appointments to government offices, making them part of the dominant culture.h.The ratio of men versus women who are governors indicates that males remain dominant in culture.Which term refers to the knowledge, language, values, customs, and material objects that are passed from person to person and from one generation to the next?
Which central component of nonmaterial culture is the mental acceptance or conviction that certain things are true or real? Anthropologist George Murdock compiled a list of over 70 __________, which are customs and practicesthat occur across all societies. a. symbols b. beliefs c. cultural universals d. norms Which statement about symbols is true? Which statement about values is true? Which norms may be violated without serious consequences and are often not enforced?
The gap between the technical development of a society and the development of its moral and legal institutions is known as a. culture shock. b. cultural relativism. c. cultural lag. d. cultural diffusion During the Olympics, competition and a spirit of nationalism and patriotism encourage people to think oftheir own nation as "the best" and root for their country. This is a form of According to the __________ perspective, people create, maintain, and modify culture as they go about their everyday activities, thereby continually negotiating their social realities. A strength of the __________ perspective on culture is its focus on the needs of society and the fact thatstability is essential for society's continued survival. A shortcoming is its overemphasis on harmony and cooperation.
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