Feral, Culture, and Subculture Definitions
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Feral, Culture, and Subculture Definitions

Test your knowledge of the definitions of feral, culture, and subculture. Gain a deeper understanding of these concepts and their significance in society.

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Which term refers to a group within a larger culture that has its own distinct values, norms, and behaviors that differ from the mainstream culture?

Subculture

What do shared beliefs about what is considered good, desirable, and proper within a culture refer to?

Cultural Values

Informal norms that govern everyday behavior are known as:

Folkways

What term refers to strongly held norms with moral significance?

<p>Mores</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the existence of a variety of cultural groups with distinct beliefs, practices, and customs within a society?

<p>Cultural Diversity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do formal, written norms that are enforced by the state or governing authorities refer to?

<p>Laws</p> Signup and view all the answers

In a society that relies on domesticated animals for sustenance, what type of society does this refer to?

<p>Pastoral Society</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the belief that another culture is superior to one's own?

<p>Xenocentrism</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the process by which various elements of a culture are interconnected and fit together harmoniously?

<p>Cultural Integration</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the spread of cultural traits, beliefs, and practices from one culture to another?

<p>Cultural Diffusion</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of society relies on hunting wild animals and gathering plants for sustenance?

<p>Hunting and Gathering Society</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the principle of understanding and judging other cultures based on their own standards and values, without imposing one's own cultural beliefs?

<p>Cultural Relativism</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the actual behaviors and actions of an individual in a specific social role?

<p>Role Performance</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the creation of entirely new cultural elements, often through combining existing elements in a novel way?

<p>Innovation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of society relies on the cultivation of plants using hand tools?

<p>Horticultural Society</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the process by which various elements of a culture are interconnected and fit together harmoniously?

<p>Cultural Integration</p> Signup and view all the answers

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