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Culture

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

Description
Culture rd September 23 , 2010 -Accounts for most of human behaviour -total way of life of some specific group -ideas, practices or behaviour, it is also material objects Origins of Culture -Symbolic culture -Production: culture is tools, improves and enriches our lives. Improve our ability to take what we want from nature -Material culture: Comprised of toolstechniques that enable people to get tasks accomplished -behaviour follows specific patterns; reoccurrence -culture is responsible for regularity; every morning what we observe is people heading into town for example, you can predict things on a regular basis 2 Faces of Culture -culture is a paradox; it has 2 contrasting qualities,
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