Chapter 2 - Culture - What a Concept!

You should learn...

  1.         what anthropologists mean by the culture concept.
  2.         that culture is learned, shared, integrated, bounded, adaptive, changing, and symbolic.
  3.         how culture is learned.
  4.         how culture changes and grows.

 

Key Terms and Concepts

culture            enculturation            homogeneous culture        heterogeneous culture

diffusion          subculture                microculture                    innovation

invention         ideal vs. real            etic vs. emic                    race

ethnicity

 

Some Important People and Societies

Franz Boas        Clifford Geertz        !Kung            Richard Lee

/T'ucaramay/       Boran

 

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