Notes 3 ANTHROP 2202H
Popular in Peoples and Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
G C 207
Dr. Toni O'Kon
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Culture a system of shared beliefs values customs behaviors mater objs society mems use to cope with their world and one another sensemaking system learned generation to generation transmission gives meaning to reality is integrative adaptive cumulative shared idea of brain quotmodulequot that predisposes us toward culture in general not a particular culture forms us and guides our behaviorwhat is acceptable and what is notwoud be weird to hang around in a bikini in Ohio not at all weird in Hawaii Uses symbols arbitrary out of context of the culture ex writing soundsas in voice Enculturation being born and bred into a culture experience the culture watchingbeing told or shown the culture both conscious and unconscious subconscious Acculturation learning a nonnative culture through essentially the same process as enculturationlike traveling abroad you still have your own culture but you start to understand the foreign culture idioms customs style of dress language diet etc Assimilation replacing a nonnative culture usually forcedlike when Indian children were forced into special schools so as to forget their own culturenot always forced when it isn39t it39s a kind of quotwhen in Romequot attitude DEFINITIONS Emic perspective insider39s perspective Etic perspective outsider39s perspective perspective will affect objectivity and conclusions biases brought understanding of the small details
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