What is culture?


What is culture?

Culture is a shared way of life that binds individuals together. It can be separated into seven areas:

  • Customs – Giving/receiving presents at Christmas, Chocolate eggs at easter

  • Traditions – Christmas, Easter

  • Language -

  • Skills – Societies may have high regard for knowledge and skill in the skills which are most useful in their society, e.g. hunting

  • Beliefs – Different religions, political opinions

  • Norms – Everyday routine, what is expected by most members of a society

  • Values – The reasoning behind those norms, e.g. We give up our seats for elderly people because


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