Exam 4 Study Questions

  1. What is culture and how is it produced? How is what we say and do during everyday interactions related to the production and maintenance of culture? What is the role of ideology and institutionalization in the production and maintenance of culture?

  2. What are the major characteristics or features of culture? What are some implications of viewing culture as a human product?

  3. Discuss the different types of "reified" social constructs that constitute our culture?

  4. How are beliefs, values, norms, and behavior related? Be sure to discuss the traditional/deterministic view and the "culture as resource" view.

  5. What is cultural integration? What is the relationship between cultural integration and cultural complexity?