Describe the seven elements of culture. Include references. Thank you.
1. What are the 7 elements of culture? Explain.
The Seven Elements of Culture
The seven elements of culture include:
* Social Organization
* Customs and Traditions
* Arts and Literature
* Forms of Government
* Economic Systems
Creates social structure by organizing its members into small units to meet basic needs
* Family Patterns: family is the most important unit of social organization. Through the family children learn how they are expected to act and what to believe
o Nuclear family: wife, husband, children
+ Typical family in an industrial society (US)
+ Does not have to be large to accomplish tasks of living
o Extended family: Several generations living in one household, working and living together: grandparents, aunts and uncles, ...
This solution describes the 7 elements of culture. References included.