2 Norms (DEF) Rules defining appropriate and inappropriate behavior EX. School, Church, WorkFolkways = Norms that lack moral significanceNot considered vital to group welfareEX.
3 NormsMores = Norms that have a moral dimensions and that should be followed by members of society.Strong approval or disapproval in societyEx.Taboo = Rule of behavior, violation of which calls for strong punishmentEX. Bomb on an airplane
4 Norms Law = Norm that is formally defined and enforces by officials Silly Laws (Print out)Page 86Mores Vs LawsMores emerge more slowly and unconsciously createdLaws are consciously created and enforced
5 How are norms enforced?Sanctions = Rewards or Punishments used to encourage people to follow norms.Informal Sanctions = Rewards or Punishments that can be applied by most members of a groupFormal Sanctions = Rewards or Punishments that are imposed by a person with special authority
6 Values(DEF) Broad ideas about what is good or desirable shared by people in a society.Values have tremendous influence on human social behaviorThey are so general that they can be involved in most aspects of life
7 6 Basic Values of the United States Page 90 in TextWriting PromptWhich value does not fit anymore and why, which value would you replace it with and why?
8 Beliefs and Material and Non-Material Culture Beliefs = Ideas about the nature of reality.Beliefs are important because people base their behavior off what they believe regardless of how true of false they are
9 Material and Non-Materials Culture Non-Material Culture = Ideas, knowledge, and beliefs that influence people’s behavior.EX.Material Culture = Concrete tangible objectsMeanings are based on (NORMS, VALUES, AND BELIEFS).