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  • So what is culture? The shared: Attitudes, Beliefs, Values, Symbols, Practices, Forms of Behavior and Social Organizations Together with its tools, structures and artifacts Transmitted as a heritage to succeeding generations And changing
  • Elements of Culture1. Styles of Dress 16. Concept of Fairness2. Ways of Greeting People 17. Nature of Friendship3. Beliefs about Hospitality 18. Ideas about Clothing4. Importance of Time 19. Foods5. Paintings 20. Eating Habits6. Values 21. Facial Expressions and7. Literature Hand Gestures8. Beliefs about Child Raising 22. Concept of Self (Children & Teens) 23. Work Ethic9. Attitudes about Personal 24. Religious Beliefs Space/Privacy 25. Religious Rituals10. Beliefs about the 26. Concept of Beauty Responsibilities 27. Rules of Polite Behavior11. Gestures 28. Attitude Toward Age12. Holiday Customs 29. Beliefs about the13. Music Importance of Family14. Dancing 30. General World View15. Celebrations
  • Cultural Geography A sub-field within Human Geography Can include: -globalization -diffusion of Western culture -cultural assimilation -cultural landscapes
  • Structure of Culture Culture can be broken down into 3 categories: Ideological Subsystem Technological Subsystem Sociological Subsystem
  • Ideological Made up of ideas, beliefs and knowledge of a culture The way these things are expressed in words and actions Includes mythologies, legends, literature, philosophy and folk wisdom Called MENTIFACTS
  • Technological Composed of the stuff people have and how they use it Includes the tools and objects that help us feed, clothe, house, defend, transport and amuse ourselves Called ARTIFACTS
  • Sociological Composed of the accepted and expected ways we handle social relationships Includes family, economic, military, religious and other associations Called SOCIOFACTS
  • Components of CultureLet’s move from the smallest unit to the biggest. It starts with a . . .Habit . . . then aCustom . . . then a
  • Components of Culture Trait (culture trait) . . . Learned behavior—language, tools used, games played. It can be an object, a technique, a belief or an attitude. Complex (culture complex) . . .individual culture traits that are functionally interrelated (automobiles in the US— model reflects income, movies, sports, rites of passage)
  • Components of Culture Culture System. . . When enough commonalities exist with traits and complexes, a system emerges. (Citizens of the “melting pot” of United States speak different languages, eat different foods, have different religions yet all identify themselves as “Americans.”)
  • Components of Culture Culture Region . . . A portion of the earth’s surface occupied by populations sharing recognizable and distinctive cultural characteristics (political organizations, religions, type of economy, housing, etc.)
  • Components of Culture
  • Components of Culture Culture Realm . . . A large segment of the earth’s surface having uniformity in its cultural characteristics—and showing a significant difference in them from adjacent realms.
  • Cultural Realms
  • Components of Culture And then . . . we have GLOBALIZATION