Culture and Identity

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What is meant by the term instinct?
Genetically-based directives of behaviour
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What is meant by the term culture?
the learned, shared behaviour of members of a society
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What is meant by the term meaning?
Things which gives sense and significance to people's experience
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What is meant by the term values?
Beliefs about what is important, what is worth having, what is right and wrong
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What is meant by the term norms?
Social expectations or rules about how people should behave. Guides to behaviour
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What is meant by the term roles?
The parts people play in society
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What is meant by the term subculture?
Certain meanings, values and norms which are distinctive to a particular group in society
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What is meant by the term high culture?
Artistic and intellectual work seen to be of the highest quality and enjoyed mainly by the sophisticated minority
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What is meant by the term low culture?
Cultural products judged as lower quality and enjoyed mainly by the unsophisticated minority
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What is meant by the term popular culture?
The cultural pursuits of and the cultural products used by large numbers of the population
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What is meant by the term mass culture?
Cultural products produced by a mass of the population which, some argue, are used to manipulate them and disguise their exploitation
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