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Culture

Culture is the norms and values of a group of people 

Norms are what is expected in a certain culture e.g. eating with a knife and fork 

Values are what a culture bases their norms on e.g. eating with a knife and fork because we value manners

Cultural diversity is the variety found in different cultures.

A subculture is a culture within a culture 

Global culture is worldwide brands e.g. Starbucks 

High culture is culture associated with the upper classes e.g. polo

Popular culture is culture not defined by class

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Nature vs nurture

Nature is characteristics based on genes and innate drives

Nurture is learnt characteristics 

Genie Wiley was chained to a crib and basically abandoned 

Oxsana was abandoned by her parents and raised by dogs

They are examples of what happens when nurture is removed 

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