cultural norms
Updated: 4/20/2020
cultural norms
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  • there are two definitions of the word culture
  • today in class we will learn about cultural norms, first we must discuss culture
  • "a set of attitudes, behaviors and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated from one generation to the next"
  • "a unique meaning and info system, shared by a group and transmitted across gens that allows the group to meet basic meets of survival, pursue of happiness and well being and derive meaning of life"
  • subjective culture refers to beliefs, norms and values
  • there are two different types of culture that can be distinguished between objective culture and subjective culture
  • objective culture involves visible characteristics
  • the norms of an established group which are transmitted across generations and regulate behavior in accordance with the groups beliefs
  • cultural norms are...
  • there are two different dimensions of behavior, individualism and collectivism
  • in individualistic culture-personal is emphasized more than social.-people are viewed as unique.-self expression is valued.
  • in collectivistic culture -social is emphasized-ones self is defined by long standing relations/obligations-self expression is not encouraged-work to achieve group harmony/individual achievement
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