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    Write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) in response to each of the following. 2 other references
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    1. Provide two definitions of culture, and then identify 3 cultural groups to which you belong. Based on the definitions you provided, why do you consider each of those a culture?

    2. Select one, and describe some of its cultural universals. What experiences and knowledge are shared between members of this culture?

    3. How do symbols, languages, institutions, and values impact this culture? Give a specific example of each.

    4. How is this culture's way of life learned by and taught to members of this group?

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    1. Provide two definitions of culture, and then identify 3 cultural groups to which you belong. Based on the definitions you provided, why do you consider each of those a culture?
    The attitude, customs, and beliefs of groups that help distinguish each.
    Behaviors and actions of a group learned through the use of icons, language, and modeling passed down through generations.

    I am a Southerner, a woman, and a PhD. The Southerner is a group that identifies with specific beliefs of family, behaviors, and things like foods, reactions to weather, beliefs in religion and social graces. I am a woman, with physical and emotional differences from men and with health and other issues of women. I am a PhD and my processes for thinking are different. I crave learning more and doing more to learn more. I identify with activities that include reading and writing, analyzing everything. I also tend to like things presented in more complex or interesting ways, even if I do not like or have an interest in them.

    2. Select one, and describe some of its cultural universals. What experiences and knowledge are shared between members of this culture?

    Southerners have a strong bond with family and things that involve family. We are more accepting and forgiving of things inside the ...

    Solution Summary

    A review of culture using Southern (American) culture.

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