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Example of a material culture
Cooking utensils
Belief that one's group is superior to all other's is called?
Ethnocentrism
Components of culture?
Physical characteristics, values, symbols
Norms that do not have a moral significance attachted to them are called?
Folkways
Smallest unit of a culture
Cultural trait
Shared rules of conduct that tell people how to act in specific situations are called?
Norms
The combination of a number of culture complexes into an interrelated whole?
Culture pattern
Organization of written or spoken symbols into a standarized system?
Language
Prohibitions against killing people and stealing other people's property are examples of what?
Mores
Shared beliefs about what is good or bad, right or wrong, desirable or undesirable are called?
Values
A cluster of interrelated culture traits
Culture complex
What are some parts of positive santions?
May include ribbons, badges, and medals.
First experienced within the family.
May include praise and cheers.
Examples of countercultures?
Neo-Nazis
A written rule of conduct enacted and enforced by the government.
Law
Rewards or punishments used to enforce conformity to norms?
Santions
Values are to beliefs as norms are?
Behaviors
Values believed to be norms are?
Behaviors
What is an example of Cultural Relativism?
Indian prohibition against kiling cows.
Common features of all societies?
Culturela universals
Examples of Formal Santions are?
Imprisonment, fines, pay raises, awards
A group that has its own unique values, norms, and behaviors that exists within a larger culture?
Subculture
The physical objects of a material culture?
Artifacts
What are Dr. Massey's three stages of programming? In proper order.
1. ___________ 2. ____________ 3.
What are three sources of programming?
School, Religion, Family, Friends
What does it take for a value to change? According to Dr. Massey
Death or Significant emotional event.
When are our values completed and when are theyl locked in? Age?
10, 20
What is language?
Standardized system of written and verbal communication.
What is linguistics?
Study of language within the context of culture.