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What is culture?

A culture is created through the combination of the norms and values of a specific group.

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What is a norm?

A norm is an expectation in society that is taught during primary socialisation due to its importance, allows that specific culture to function.

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What is a value?

A value may be a belief or idea that is taught during primary socialisation due to its importance, tending to be things people strive to achieve.

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What things may vary between cultures?

1) Morals
2) Religion
3) Fashions
4) Traditions

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Identify 3 valued principals in the UK

Educational success, foodbanks, NHS

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Identify norms in a school or work environment?

1) To follow authority
2) Try your best
3) Have good manners

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What are the 4 types of culture in societies?

High, popular, consumer and global

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What is meant by 'high culture'?

Superior activities enjoyed by those of a high class status so are not widely available.

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What is meant by 'popular culture'?

Activities enjoyed by the majority of the population so are well-known.

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What is meant by 'consumer culture'?

The action of continuously buying products that you desire as spending money is the norm.

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What is meant by 'global culture'?

Refers to growing trends that allow certain products and activities to become universally known. AKA Globalisation.

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Define the term intercultural diversity

Diversity between cultures

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Define the term intracultural diversity

Diversity within cultures

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What is a subculture?

A smaller culture within a larger one

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What is cultural hybridity?

The merging of 2 or more cultures to form a hybrid of them all.

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Who introduced the idea of a ‘global village’?

McLuhan

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What is the ‘global village’?

The idea that the world is becoming more connected due to globalisation.

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Who proposed the idea of a ‘white wannabe’?

Nayak

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What is a ‘white wannabe’?

A white person who adopts mannerisms and cultural aspects from the black community.

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Who studied the Hamar Tribe?

Mead

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Who proposed the idea of Globalisation?

Robinson