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Characteristics of Culture
Transcript of Characteristics of Culture
companionship Basic issues are universal The Characteristics of Culture Not Biologically Inherited
Primary Culture is Learned Culture is Shared Culture is Based on Symbols Culture is Integrated Culture is Dynamic "A shared set of of ideas, values, perceptions and standards of behavior." Society Predictability
Intelligability Gender Culture is shared in the abstract. Subculture Ethnic Group
Pluralistic Society Ethnicity Culture Change is Conservative. Functions of Culture Environment they must cope with has changed.
Intrusion of outsiders.
Values have changed. Why Cultures Change Provide for the production and distribution of goods and services necessary for life.
Provide for biological continuity through the reproduction of its members.
Enculturate new members so that they can become functioning adults. Functions of Culture Cultures can be evaluated according to:
Physical and mental health of population
Incidence of violence, crime and delinquency
Stability and tranquility of domestic life Evaluating a Culture Maintain order among members, as well as between them and outsiders.
Motivate members to survive and engage in those activities necessary for survival.
Be able to change to remain adaptive under changed conditions. Functions of Culture