The language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and even material objets that are passed down from one generation to the next.
Culture
Things such as jewelry, art, buildings, weapons, machines.
Material Culture
A groups way of thinking and doing
Nonmaterial Culture
Disorientation that people experience when they come in contact with a fundamentally different culture
Culture Shock
A tendency to use our own group ways of doing things as a yardstick for judging others
Ethnocentrism
Using ones body to communicate with others, are shorthand ways to convey messages without using words
Gestures
Their ideas of what is desirable in life
Values
Describe those expectations that develop out of a group of values
norms
Express approval for following a norm
positive sanction
Reflects disapproval for breaking a norm
negative sanction
Refers to a norm so strongly ingrained that even the thought of its violation is greeted with revulsion
Taboo
To refer to odds with the dominate culture
Counterculture
Refer to the values, norms, and goals that a group considers ideal
ideal culture
The norms and values that people actually follow
real culture