Presentation on theme: "Culture Culture has been called "the way of life for an entire society." As such, it includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, norms."— Presentation transcript:
Culture Culture has been called "the way of life for an entire society." As such, it includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, norms of behavior and systems of belief.religionrituals
6 Institutions of Culture What is an institution It is an established and organized way of doing things Ex. Schools are an organized way of teaching Every group of people has cultural institutions; THEY WILL, HOWEVER, VARY
1. Family – how we organize our home life
Lots of different kinds of families Extended Nuclear Blended Can you think of any more?
2. Education – How we pass on knowledge to the next generation
Many forms of education Schools Home schooling Private/Public
3. Economy – How we distribute goods and services
Economy Name some economic systems
4. Government – The way we establish our laws
Different forms of Government Democracy Dictatorship Others?
5. Religion – How we explain our origins and purpose
Religion Name some religions
Ethnocentrism- Ethnocentrism often entails the belief that one's own race or ethnic group is the most important and/or that some or all aspects of its culture are superior to those of other groups. Within this ideology, individuals will judge other groups in relation to their own particular ethnic group or culture, especially with concern to language, behavior, customs, and religion. These ethnic distinctions and sub-divisions serve to define each ethnicity's unique cultural identity.languagereligionethnicitycultural identity