Other examples of culture shock Japanese fancy toilet France – Versailles To US. From Japan Egypt – Plowing Egypt - Tipping
What types of culture are there? Material culture iPads Nonmaterial culture Religion, ideas, values, beliefs, customs
How does language effect our perception of the world? The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis The world is perceived with cultural lens of language
How does culture control us? Norms Guidelines for behavior Prescriptive “should do” Proscriptive “should not do” Folkways Everyday living Mores Right vs wrong - morality Taboos Sanctions
Do you remember? What happens when you visit another culture? What you believe is what type of culture? How does language effect out perception of the world? How does culture control us?
How do cultures change? Invention New products New words & symbols to communicate Discovery Diffusion
Do all parts of culture change at the same rate? No, different cultural elements change at different rates Culture lag
What types of cultures are there? Ideal VS Real culture Subculture Poets, musicians, Amish Counterculture Cultural patterns that oppose those that are widely held Militia groups and gangs New cultures Immigrants (Asia and Latin America)
How can we view other cultures? Ethnocentrism Judging a culture by your own standards Cultural relativism Judging another culture by its own standards
What do all cultures have? Cultural universals Part of every known culture Language Marriage Music Status levels
Do you remember? What will cause American culture to change? What causes parts of a culture to change at different rates? What is the difference between a subculture and a counter culture? What will I demonstrating if I believe another culture is wrong simply because their beliefs are different than mine?