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Cultural diversity
Cultural differences between social groups which are embedded within a society. E.g. social class, religion.
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Multiculture
A society containing different ethnic groups and the ideology that all groups have the same status and rights before the law. E.g
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Subculture
A culture that exists within the mainstream culture and is made up of a small group. E.g. punks, skinheads, goths.
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Roles
A pattern of behaviour and routine carried out in an action. E.g. teacher
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Status
A social standing within a society which has prestige and honour. E.g. sports person.
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Ascribed
You are given that role/status at birth. E.g. son, sister.
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Achieved
You have earned that role/status. E.g. footballer, doctor.
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Values
General principles/beliefs that most people agree on in society. E.g. civility.
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Norms
An agreed common form of behaviour which is accepted and expected. E.g. queuing.
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High Culture
The culture of the elite and upper class in society. E.g. opera, classical music.
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Deviance
When a norm or social rule is broken.
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Popular Culture
The culture of the majority in a society. E.g. football, soap operas.
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Consumer Culture
The products we consume (use/buy) say something about who we are as people. It is our identity.
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Global Culture
Greater cross - cultural influences between different societies.
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A society containing different ethnic groups and the ideology that all groups have the same status and rights before the law. E.g

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Multiculture

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A culture that exists within the mainstream culture and is made up of a small group. E.g. punks, skinheads, goths.

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A pattern of behaviour and routine carried out in an action. E.g. teacher

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A social standing within a society which has prestige and honour. E.g. sports person.

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