Key Terms in Sociology Subcultures High and Low Culture Mass Culture Culture Popular Culture Personal Identity Global Culture Identity Social Identity Good and Bad Norms and Values Social Behaviours Social Attitudes Socialisation Primary Socialisation Secondary Socialisation Nature vs Nurture
What is the difference between Culture and Society? Concerts BuildingsFood Language Culture Graduation Proms Clothes Can you come up with examples of things which are Culture and other things which are part of society? School Hospital Society Police Towns Shops Industry Government
What is the difference between Personal and Social Identity Clothes Speech Home Friends Personal Identity Job Music Education How do people identify themselves and how does Society identify them? Age Gender Status Social Identity Ethnicity Association Class
How are Norms and Values different?Norms are guidelines forbehaviour in social settings. Normse.g.Holding door open for people.Not interrupting when peoplespeak.Using knife and fork correctly. Values are beliefs about what is good and bad. A simple definition is ‘socially accepted’ beliefs. This may include religious beliefs, if that is the Values social norm. e.g. Meritocracy; Marriage; Freedom of Speec.
What is Socialisation? Being made social? Who or what is responsible for socialising people? Process of learning from Primary Socialisation others about how to behave Learning from close family – in society. speech, walking, basic This would include learning interactions in limited setting. about the dominant cultural norms and values contained in the society. Secondary Socialisation Learning from outside close family, applying skills to wider settings.