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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Mc Kinon
Semester
Winter

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CHAPTER 3: CULTURE Origins of Culture TOOLS IN THE HUMAN CULTURAL SURVIVAL KIT: 1) Abstraction: Capacity to create ideas or ways of thinking that allows us to classify experience and generalize from it. Ideas or ways of thinking find expression in symbols: Anything that carries a particular meaning, including the components of language, mathematical notions, and signs 2) Cooperation: Human capacity to create complex social life by establishing: Norms, which are standards of behavior or generally accepted ways of doing things; and Are three types of norms: - Folkways: Least important norms that also evoke the least severe punishment. - Mores (pronounced MOR-ays): Core norms that most people believe are essential for survival of their group or their society. - Taboos: Are among the strongest norms. When taboo violated, it causes revulsion in the community, and punishment i
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