CULTURE. What is culture ? Culture is defined as the beliefs, values, behavior, and material objects shared by a particular people . Components of culture Material culture Nonmaterial culture. Example of non-material culture Here a president gets a Maori greeting.
What is culture?
Components of culture
1) People assume that their own culture is normal or natural, when in fact it is arbitrary
2) Culture provides the lens through which reality is evaluated
3) Culture provides a behavioral imperative of what we should do, and a moral imperative that defines right and wrong.
Subcultures and Countercultures