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Chapter 3

Sociology 1025A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ethnocentrism, Cultural Relativism


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC 1025A/B
Professor
Lauren Barr
Chapter
3

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Chapter 3 Sociology
Sapir Whorf Hypothesis
How words in languages occur
Linguistic relativism
Folkways
Informal norms based on accepted position
Mostly about politeness
Mores
Laws
Taboos
Things that are inherently wrong
Cannibalism, incest
Perspective Norms
Behaviours we are expected to preform
Cover mouth when coughing
Prospective norms
Rules telling us what we are expected to not do
Speaking with ones mouth full
Emblems
Gestures with meaning
Flippin the bird
Cultural relativism
Societies customs are relative to the culture
Ethnocentrism
One’s cultural beliefs are above all other sources of input
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