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Chapter 3-Sociology (Compass) Brief but detailed summary of Chapter 3 for the Sociology: Compass textbook Cdn 3rd Edition.

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SOCI 1010
Timothy Mc Cauley

1 Chapter 3 Culture Culture as Problem SolvingCulture in the sum of practices languages symbols beliefs values ideologies and material objects that people create to deal with reallife problems enable people to adapt to and thrive in their environmentsHigh culture culture consumed mainly by upper classes opera ballet etcPopularMass culture culture consumed by all classes Origins of CultureAbstraction capacity to general ideas or ways of thinking that are not linked to particular instances ability to create general ideas or ways of thinkingSymbols things that carry a particular meaning including the components of language mathematical notations and signs allow us to classify experience and generalize from itCooperation capacity to create a complex social life by establishing generally accepted ways of doing things and ideas about what is right and wrongNorms generally accepted ways of doing things o Folkways least important norms e
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