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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 101
Professor
Edith Brotman
Semester
Spring

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SOCI 101 Lecture 4▯ ▯ Norms: social rules that guide behavior ▯ 4 types of norms:▯ • Folkways: informal▯ • Mores: essential rules dealing with morals▯ • Taboos: Unthinkable▯ • Laws: formal, backed by the power state▯ • Folkways guide everyday behavior usually not written down▯ • ex. hygiene ▯ • Mores are more essential to the workings of society. They are focused on ethics and morals.▯ • ex. no cheating, no lying, being courteous, generosity, no stealing▯ Taboo is and unforgivable behavior▯ • • ex. killing someone▯ • Laws are rules you fol
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