characteristics of culture

47,859 views
47,313 views

Published on

0 commentaires
3 mentions J'aime
Statistiques
Remarques
  • Soyez le premier à commenter

Aucun téléchargement
Vues
Total des vues
47,859
On SlideShare
0
À partir des ajouts
0
Nombre d'ajouts
80
Actions
Partages
0
Téléchargements
517
Commentaires
0
J'aime
3
Ajouts 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

characteristics of culture

  1. 1. Characteristics of Culture  always a product of human behavior  always transmitted through learning  always gratifies human needs  always tends toward integrating a society
  2. 2. Culture is learned and acquired  not instinctive  acquired through the senses and from experience  habits, skills, vakues and knowledge
  3. 3.  may be acquired through imitation,conditioni ng,suggestion,for mal or informal instruction, or mass media  follows system of reward and punishment
  4. 4. Culture is shared and transmitted  transmission through ideas  passed on to generations using language and other symbolic means of com.
  5. 5. Culture is social  it's a group product  it's social due to man's natural tendency to socialize
  6. 6. Culture is ideational  formation of ideas and use of the same to assign meanings to his environment and experiences
  7. 7. Culture gratifies human needs  culture's provision to satisfy biological and sociological needs of people i.e. food, clothing, shelter, protection, love, security, sex, etc.
  8. 8. Culture is adaptive  dynamism of culture  adaptiveness of customs
  9. 9. Culture tends toward integration  elements or traits that make up culture are (customs) mostly adjusted to or consistent with one another
  10. 10. Culture is commulative  accumulation of certain features of culture over time

×