Sociological classics and cultures
... • Sociology is the scientific study of society. It is a
social science which uses various methods of
empirical investigation and critical analysis to
develop a body of knowledge about human social
Culture - Bakersfield College
... B. Acquiring cultural sensitivity takes time, practice, and most of all desire to
change the way we view the world.
VI. Culture distance
A. The degree to which you differ from another group member on
dimensions of language, social status, religion, politics, economic status,
and basic assumptions ab ...
Learning Sociology Through Sports
... • We avoid unthinking acceptance of current
• We are committed to sport while also to
change it when necessary
• Sport is not just a game; it is a serious piece of
our culture (i.e. film, TV, advertisement,
Culture: Shared products of human groups (society) Learned human
... • Shared products of human groups (society)
• Learned human behaviors patterns
• Includes the physical and abstract:
• Material Culture: things, artifacts, physical objects
• Nonmaterial Culture: the abstract- ideas, beliefs, symbols
3 Layers of Culture
– Traits: body of cultural traditions that dis ...
... efforts to modify the environment.
The high esteem of the cult is demonstrated by the
fact that near every population center, when not
disturbed by the accumulation of debris,
archeologists have found large and orderly
collections of the Elibomotua Cult symbol. The vast
number of these collections h ...
Day Four Notes: Intro to Culture
... complexes into an interrelated whole.
4. Cultural Variation
a. Cultural Universals: common features that are found in all human
i. The specific natures of those things vary.
b. Studying Variation
i. Ethnocentrism: tendency to view one’s culture and group as
superior to all other cultures a ...
A-level Sociology Summer work Culture Sociologists tend to use the
... A subculture is often defined as ‘a culture within a culture’ – a smaller grouping of
people who share distinctive norms and values within a wider culture. For example,
within UK culture, there are subcultures based on age (e.g. youth subcultures such
as punk or emos), ethnicity, music / fashion, po ...
... He is seen as the father of Sociology
He coined the term Sociology in reference
to the new science of society
Chapter 2 - Celina City Schools
... 6. To be a symbol, a gesture, image, or event must have a
meaning attached to it.
7. When organized according to accepted rules of
can be used to express any idea.
The 3 F`s…
... 2. symbolic interactionalist
5. post modern
Culture Culture Culture is the totality of learned, socially transmitted
... essential human needs, such as people’s need for food, shelter, and clothing. Anthropologist
George Murdock compiled a list of cultural universals. Some of these include athletic sports,
cooking, funeral ceremonies, medicine, and sexual restrictions. While these practices are
universal, the manner i ...
chapter 2: culture
... 11. Define both norms and sanctions.
12. Discuss and give examples of the different types of norms (folkways, mores, taboos,
13. Discuss how ethnomethodology, a method of studying sociology developed by Harold
Garfinkel, can be useful in studying social norms.
14. Discuss how and who impos ...
Chapter 2: Cultural diversity
... ○ Simplest level of culture
○ An individual tool, act, or belief that is related
to a particular situation or need.
Using utensils when eating
Specific greetings when meeting people
... 8. Explain the difference between popular culture and elite culture. Also give examples of each.
Groups and Organizations
... Can be difficult to sustain over long periods as
both people must be committed to maintaining
Society tries to reinforce marital dyad with legal,
economic and religious ties.
In your group take 2 minutes to create a list of
examples of society reinforcing the marital dyad.
Unit 1 Culture
Recreation and Play
... Historical: Culture is social heritage, or tradition, or custom that is
passed on to future generations
Behavioural: Culture is shared, learned human behaviour, a way of
Normative: Culture is ideals, values, or rules for living
Functional: Culture is the way humans solve problems of adapting to ...
JućniË, Stane: »lovekovo telo med naravo in kulturo (Human Body
... self-castration. Men cut off penes, while women cut off breasts.
One of the many areas where culture also takes its place is the surface of the human body. It
is the limit of body integrity and despite of being definitive in physical terms, the human body
gives the individual an opportunity to expre ...
PowerPoint 9 - Sports as an Institution
... Defining Sport
• Sport: competitive games that are won or lost on the basis of
physical skills and played according to specific rules
• For some sociologists, competition is the most important aspect.
– Direct competition: Two or more individuals or teams compete
against each other. (Examples: foot ...
The Meaning of Culture - Introduction to Human Behavior
... that culture, tangible or intangible, such as food, art, books,
educational system, and laws.
Practices: What people do, when and where of social
interactions, what they do with their products, etc.
Perspectives: The attitudes, beliefs, or values of people in a
Intro Soc Study Guide
... 12. Define Functionalist perspective. What are the assumptions with this theory?
Body culture studies
Body culture studies describe and compare bodily practice in the larger context of culture and society, i.e. in the tradition of anthropology, history and sociology. As body culture studies analyse culture and society in terms of human bodily practices, they are sometimes viewed as a form of materialist phenomenology.The significance of the body and of body culture (in German Körperkultur, in Danish kropskultur) was discovered since the early twentieth century by several historians and sociologists. During the 1980s, a particular school of Body Culture Studies spread, in connection with – and critically related to – sports studies. Body Culture Studies were especially established at Danish universities and academies and cooperated with Nordic, European and East Asian research networks.Body culture studies include studies of dance, play (play (activity)) and game, outdoor activities, festivities and other forms of movement culture. The field of body culture studies is floating towards studies of medical cultures, of working habits, of gender and sexual cultures, of fashion and body decoration, of popular festivity and more generally towards popular culture studies.Body Culture Studies have shown useful by making the study of sport enter into broader historical and sociological discussion – from the level of subjectivity to civil society, state and market.