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Culture as a Social Construct (Summary)

  • Page ID
    17516
  • Key Terms and Concepts

    Acculturation Looking Glass Self
    Adaptive Maladaptive
    Anomie Mechanical Solidarity
    Coercive Organizations National Culture
    Collective Consciousness Normative Organizations
    Cultural Change Organic Solidarity
    Cultural Generalities Organizational Culture
    Cultural Lag Organizations
    Cultural Leveling Out-Group
    Cultural Objects Primary Group
    Cultural Patterns Reference Group
    Cultural Traits Sanctions
    Cultural Universals Secondary Group
    Group Shared Culture
    Group Dynamics Subcultures
    Ideal Culture Symbolic Power
    In-Group Utilitarian Organizations
    International Culture

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