Sociology-2 (2)-The Concept of culture

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- Referred to as “expressive culture”, which includes plastic and graphic arts, and language arts - Sociologists and anthropologists define culture in a broader context. Culture refers to the total and distinctive way of life or designs for living of any society.

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Chapter 2: CultureThe Concept of cultureReferred to as expressive culture, which includes plastic and graphic arts, and language artsSociologists and anthropologists define culture in a broader context. Culture refers to the total and distinctive way of life or designs for living of any society.Language and CultureSymbolic language is responsible for the existence and development of culture. Language refers to the systematized usage of speech and hearing to convey, communicate, or express feelings and ideas. It is made up of a set of verbal and written symbols used within a certain culture. A symbol is anything that stands or represents something else and is not immediately present to our senses. Symbols may be colors, emblems, gestures, designs, marks, or words. The word chair connotes something to sit on or a presiding officer of a committee. The cross is a symbol f

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