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Quiz 3 :

Culture

Quiz 3 :

Culture

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A/an ________ is a group of people within a single society who possess certain distinctive elements that set them apart.
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________ is the view that cultural practices can be explained by showing how they contribute to the survival of the society in which they are found.
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functionalism

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Cultural ________ are elements of culture that exist in every single known society.
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universals

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In many ________ societies prior to the nineteenth century, it was common for biological mothers to send their newborns to care and feeding to a "wet nurse."
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Cultural materialism de-emphasizes ________ as a determinant of culture, and instead sees culture as an adaptation to the needs dictated by the physical environment.
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The expectations placed upon criminal conspirators to be loyal, tough and smart defines for them:
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A/an ________ is a cluster of expectations about the behaviour that is appropriate for a given individual in a given situation.
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________ is the sum total of all cultural elements associated with a particular group.
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Edward Said coined the term ________ to refer to the sum total of all the theories, analyses, and interpretations developed in the nineteenth century by Western scholars to understand Arab societies in the Middle East.
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________ refers to the tendency to see things from the point of view of the observer's culture rather than that of the observed.
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The distinction between "folkways" and "mores" rests upon the fact that:
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Norms that do not evoke severe moral condemnation when violated are called ________.
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A belief that homicide is wrong and a preference for impressionist paintings are both examples of ________.
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Anthropologist Margaret Mead claimed that among the Tchambuli, ________ had been reversed.
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The four main theoretical perspectives on culture are functionalism, cultural materialism, feminism, and ________.
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Lipset maintained that the origin of the cultural differences between Canada and the United States was the same historical event, the ________.
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________ are norms whose violation provokes strong moral condemnation.
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When one member of a group breaks a group norm by engaging in prohibited behaviour, the other group members will typically ________ the group member.
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Cultural ________ refers to the observation that the elements found in a given culture are often interrelated.
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A/an ________ is a group of people within a single society who possess certain distinctive traits that set them apart.
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