Norm value belief tradition 51 folkways are informal

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norm value belief tradition 51. Folkways are informal norms where, if violated, the sanctions are not very severe 52. Mores are norms which society feels represent important values, usually are codified into laws, and have serious negative sanctions 53. Taboos are norms that are usually very shocking to society when they are violated, but they are not always illegal (such as a college student getting a tattoo in the 1950s) 54. The Donner party got trapped for the winter in a mountain pass on their way to California in the 1840s. In order to survive, people ate deceased members of the group. These people violated society’s values 55. Ethnocentrism occurs when a person uses his or her own culture to judge another culture 56. Julie was expelled from the university for cheating. According to the Student Code of Conduct, “any student who cheats or attempts to cheat on a test can be expelled from the university.” The expulsion was a Negative, Formal Sanction
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Ilag 5 57. A person can walk into any McDonald’s in the United States and order a Big Mac. Upon placing the order, each person is assured that they will receive two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun. This component of the “ McDonaldization ” of society that reduces customer risk is known as Predictability 58. At a recent campaign rally, a political candidate was asked to state her opinions on abortion, homosexuality, and divorce. She told the press that abortion, homosexuality, and divorce are evil and wrong. According to the way that Baker defines it, this political candidate holds Traditional Values 59. The Women’s Rights Movement was made up of people who wanted equality for women. Even though Americans value equality, women are still not treated as equal to men. This inequality reflects Real Culture 60. The Amish are a Christian denomination living in America. They believe in simple living, their clothing is very plain, and they strongly resist modern technology. This group is different from the larger population because of their distinct values, beliefs, and norms. As such, the Amish make up a Subculture
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