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Department
Communications
Course
CMNS 1115
Professor
W.Yeung
Semester
Winter

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The sociocultural tradition , The critical tradition The sociocultural tradition Primary concern: the form and influence of culture and community Focus: the way in which culture and society shapes identities, relations and roles Cultural determinism: culture shapes our view of ourselves and of reality Linguistic determinism: language is a repository of cultural values/beliefs Cultural conflict: collisions between divergent world-views Key ideas: Our nation of self are derived from interactions with others and from the negotiation of socially defined roles The reality of the world is shaped for us through cultural heritage as reflected in language and other systems of representation We actively produce and reproduce the meaning of self and the world through processes of symbolic interaction Public
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