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Title: Elements of Culture


1
Elements of Culture
  • Four Elements of Culture

2
What is Culture?
  • Culture is everything that makes up a person or
    groups way of life

3
There are various elements found in any culture.
What might some of those elements be?
  • Geography
  • Religion
  • Economy
  • Government

4
Lets look at these elements more closely..
  • Geography Impacts the development of culture

5
Four Elements of Culture
  • Religion
  • Monotheism belief in only one god
  • Polytheism belief in more than one god

6
Four Elements of Culture
  • Economic systems
  • The system of production, distribution and
    consumption
  • What does this mean?

7
Four Elements of Culture
  • Government
  • People form governments to provide for their
    common needs

8
Four Elements of Culture
  • Social Organizations When a culture organizes
    itself into groups
  • What might some smaller groups be?
  • Families
  • Friends
  • Religious groups
  • Social classes
  • Occupations
  • Interest groups

9
Four Elements of Culture
  • Social organizations (cont.)
  • Families the most important unit of social
    organization
  • Nuclear family husband, wife, children
  • Extended family several generations in one
    household. Respect for elders is usually strong
    in extended families

10
Four Elements of Culture
  • Social organizations (cont.)
  • Social classes a way to rank people in order of
    status depending on what is important to culture
  • What can social class be based on?
  • Money
  • Occupation
  • Education
  • Race
  • Etc.

11
Four Elements of Culture
  • Ways culture can change
  • - Cultural Diffusion movement of customs and
    ideas from one place to another. Diffusion
    occurs two ways
  • - peaceful means trade
  • - violent means - war
  • - Technology cars, telephones,
  • internet

12
Four Elements of Culture
  • Be careful of
  • Enthnocentrism judging other cultures by the
    standards of your own
  • Assuming your own culture to be the best!
  • Racism belief that one racial group is
    naturally superior to another
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