Introduction to Sociology. Kathy Edwards Lecture 4. Cultural Lag. When some parts of culture change, and other parts do not. Material culture often changes first. Cultural Lag. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Introduction to Sociology
When some parts of culture change, and other parts do not. Material culture often changes first.
The view that technology is the new determinate of our culture, that technology has life of it’s own, forcing humans to follow it’s lead.
Groups that adapt part of other people’s way of life, remaining open to changes. This occurs via increased contact with others: travel & communication
The process by which cultures become similar, through industrialization, technology, capitalism