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Title: Culture Ch. 3


1
Culture Ch. 3
  • Sociology

2
Basis of Culture
  • Culture and Society
  • Culture- knowledge, language, values, customs,
    and objects passed down through generations
  • Helps to explain human behavior

3
Society
  • A group of people that live in defined territory
    and have common culture
  • Way of life for certain groups of people

4
Section 1 Cultural Travels and Events
  • Different cultural aspects around the world

5
Cheese Rolling
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?v9pyvtCzxQDk

6
Spanish Culture
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?v9aM_3-00qX4
  • Running with the Bulls
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?vxdMzMdfDJ1A
  • Tomato Fight

7
Finnish Wife Carrying
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?vp7IM9f16QZ4

8
Culture from around the world
  1. I have given you several different cultural
    experiences from around the world. I would like
    for you to go online and see what crazy and
    unique things happen around the world, and write
    down 1 that you think is crazy or unique and
    briefly explain about it (1-2 sentences)

9
American Cultural Aspects
  • Think about America and what it offers the world
    in response to crazy and unique things that we
    do. Try and list as many as you can, getting
    help from a partner when needed
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?vzfYhaqNAF70
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?v6QW_ve1TlmI

10
Cultural Aspects
  • One of the things that makes America unique is
    the dropping of the Ball on New Years Day
  • Please go online and look up other items that are
    dropped in different places around America and
    list two of the craziest items that you can find

11
North Carolina Possum Drop
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?vkpXU5Li7TxY
  • Brasstown, North Carolina

12
Section 2
13
More Words, More Meaning
  • When something is important or common, it can
    sometimes have several different words that can
    mean the same thing (soda/pop)
  • When something is not important or more unique,
    it may have few or only one word to describe it
    (tmesis)
  • Words can also have several different meanings
    associated with them (crane, net, rose, foil,
    type)

14
Crap, I forgot this slide
  • One of the words that is common and has multiple
    synonyms is the toilet
  • Who unfortunately did not invent the toliet in
    the late 1800s?
  • How many different ways can you write down for
    toliet?
  • Please go online and look up different names for
    toliet, and write down at least 1 you
    particularly like

15
Different names for Toliet
  • Throne Comfort Station Commode Toilet Pot
  • Oval Office Porcelain Throne John Head
    Thunder Mug (Box)
  • http//www.rotorooter.com/blog/101-names-for-a-toi
    let-marking-101-years-since-thomas-crappers-death/
  • Ode to Commode Commercial https//www.youtube.com
    /watch?vtpK86OqqROc

16
Cultural Proverbs
  • A good way to learn the culture is by looking at
    what it believes, what it values, and what it
    holds as truth
  • Lets see if you can remember any cultural
    proverbs from both America and around the world

17
Famous US Sayings
  • A penny saved is a penny _____________
  • Better safe than _______________
  • Better late than _________________
  • Hard work beats talent when talent
    ________________________
  • No news is ________________
  • The pen is mightier than the _____________
  • Rome wasnt built in a ______________
  • You reap what you ___________

18
Answers
  • A penny saved is a penny earned
  • Better safe than sorry
  • Better late than never
  • Hard work beats talent when talent doesnt work
    hard
  • No news is good news
  • The pen is mightier than the sword
  • Rome wasnt built in a day
  • You reap what you sow

19
Famous International Sayings
  • What you can do today, dont put it off
    ___________________ (Germany)
  • A bird in the hand is worth ___________________
    (England)
  • A closed mouth ____________________________
    (Italy)
  • A good husband is _________________________
    (Japan)
  • A monkey never thinks ___________________
    (Haitain)
  • In every woman there is a ___________. Speak to
    her and she will answer. (Norway)
  • Dont approach a goat from the _________, a horse
    from the __________, or a fool from
    _______________. (Jewish
  • I dont want the cheese, I just want to get out
    of the ____________ (Latin).

20
Answers
  • What you can do today, dont put it off until
    tomorrow (Germany)
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
    (England)
  • A closed mouth catches no flies (Italy)
  • A good husband is healthy and absent (Japan)
  • A monkey never thinks her babys ugly (Haitian)
  • In every woman there is a Queen. Speak to her
    and she will answer. (Norway)
  • Dont approach a goat from the front, a horse
    from the back, or a fool from anyside. (Jewish)
  • I dont want the cheese, I just want to get out
    of the trap(Latin).

21
Cultural Proverb
  1. Is there a cultural proverb that you use quite a
    bit or that your family uses often? If so write
    it down. If not, go online and find one that you
    really like, think is important, think is true,
    think is funny, etc.

22
Symbols, Language, Culture
  • Cultural Transmission
  • The creation and transmission of culture

23
Symbols
  • Things that stand for or represent something else
  • Snapping in Brazil

24
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25
Language and Culture
  • Language allows us to create culture
  • With language, humans can pass ideas,
    experiences, and knowledge to others

26
Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
  • Hypothesis of Linguistic Relativity
  • Our perception of the world depends on our
    language we learned
  • Since languages differ, so do perceptions

http//www.youtube.com/watch?v-_xUIDRxdmc
27
Other Factors
  • How we see things is influenced by more than just
    language
  • Cultures differ, and this may influence them
    experiencing things differently

28
Sec 3 Norms and Values
29
Norms
  • Rules defining appropriate and inappropriate
    behavior
  • So engrained in behavior we dont even realize it
  • Senegal
  • Never eat with left hand, considered offensive
  • Zambia
  • Avoid direct eye contact with opposite sex
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?v7ngAuInK7SA

30
Folkways, Mores, and Laws
  • Folkways
  • Rules that cover customary ways of thinking
  • Sleeping on a bed rather than a floor
  • disapproval is low

31
Mores
  • Deals with what is right and wrong
  • Conformity is supported, and are of great moral
    significance
  • Taboo
  • Norm so strong, if violated you will get punished

32
Laws
  • Defined and enforced by officials
  • Consciously created and enforced

33
Values
  • Broad ideas about what most people consider
    desirable

34
Why important?
  • Form the basis for norms
  • Involved in most aspects of daily life
  • Achievement and Success
  • Democracy
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