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Culture Topics: Ethnocentrism, Consumerism, Dispositional Attribution

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Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Adam Green
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 03 Culture September 30 2008Berger and Luckmann 1966 humans have underdeveloped instincts humans require symbolic systems to compensate for lack of instincts If humans social life is not determined by our instincts then what isCULTURECulture is the sum of socially transmitted ideas practices and material objects that people create Culture gives us guidelines for how to think and act A society exists when people interact and share culture generally in a geographically delimited areaculture is like air its everywhere but no where at the same timeAdamEveeg person asks their sister if she had a boy or a girlThe idea that babies are either male or female are a culture artifact Not all humans are born male or femaleCould be born intersexed People find it hard to accept because it is not considered normal Gwen Feb 1985Oct 2002Killed by
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