Flashcards in The Nature of Culture: Essential Deck (20):
A particular preference or point of view that is personal, rather than scientific.
A ritual or activity that is performed in daily life e,g. greeting people
The things that we encounter in our daily lives e.g. a mobile phone
A culture of those with power and influence e.g. a national government
Cultural patterns that are associated with the elite e.g. classical music and Shakespeare literature
Cultural products and practices that are consumed by the masses e,g, TV, film and video games.
Cultural products and practices of the young
A history, culture, and sense of identity shared by a group of people.
The expectations of thought and behavior that each culture assigns to people of different sexes.
Meanings and Practice of Everyday Life
The codes and conventions that govern the way we live our lives
A negative attitude toward an entire category of people, often an ethnic or racial minority.
A style or way of using language that is typical or appropriate for a particular setting.
A ceremonial act; usually something that is regularly and faithfully practiced e.g. no phones at the dinner table
A group of people who are based on power, wealth and income
All of the processes through which we are inducted into society.
Agents of socialisation
Family, friends, work, school, religion, community.
A social position that a person holds
A generalized belief about a group of people
A basic and distinctive mode of expression that can form into an artistic medium such as music, literature or art