SOC100H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Mcdonaldization, Job Satisfaction, Foodie
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Uniquely human ability that we can look at images of something, or symbols and have meaning to them culturally, we know what the se things are and there is a shared understanding. Non-material part of culture symbols anything that carries a particular meaning, including components of language, mathematical notations, and signs, allows us to classify experience and generalize form it: cooperation (non-material part of culture) Values our ideas and beliefs: right and wrong, good and bad, beautiful and ugly, in canada we have values around universal healthcare, values around racial discrimination being a bad thing. If we have a value around racial discrimination being wrong, then you speak out when you see racism. If culturally we believe that democracy is important, then there will be guidelines and norms to govern that behaviour such as the right to vote norms are rules that say you don"t act in a discriminatory way or that.