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Sociology ch.2-3

Harriet Martineau She compared slavery to the oppression of women in our society
Jane Addams She worked with the poor and exploited workers and their children
Norms rules defining approperiate and inappropriate behavior
Taboo a rule of behavior, the violation of which calls for strong punishment
Formal Sanctions sanctions imposed by persons given special authority
Real Culture actual behavior patterns of members of a group
Counter Culture a subculture deliberately and consciously opposed to certain central beliefs or attitudes of the dominate culture
Cultural Universals general cultural traits that exist in all cultures
Symbol anything that stands for something else and has an agreed-upon meaning attached to it
Sociobiology the study of biological basis oh human behavior
Culture knowledge, values, customs, and physical objects that are shared by members of a society
Mores norms that have moral dimensions and that should be followed by members of the society
Sanctions rewards and punishments used to encourage people to follow norms
Subcultural a group that is a part of the dominate culture but that is differs from it in some important respects
Ethnocentrism judging others in terms of one's own cultural , religious, or cultural standards
Cultural Particulars the ways in which a culture expresses universal traits
Sapir Whorf Hypothesis
Material Culture
Non- Material Culture
Informal Sanctions
Ideal Culture
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