Ch. 3 Culture Out-of-wedlock births Overhead Mystery: Why did the Dad kill the daughter who married for love? Your response Culture Stoning to death Disc#2 Gender Series #1 What do you think about this culture? Advantages to the society? Are we being ethnocentric when we condemn Sharia justice? Should we practice cultural relativity? Why is the punishment carried out in public? . Does one country have the right to tell another country what should be acceptable in that culture? FGM? Women’s rights? John Howard – Australia Quote What are the advantages & disadvantages of ethnocentrism? What are the advantages & disadvantages of cultural relativism? . How are you different because of the culture you were raised in? What did your culture give you? What in your culture could be detrimental to you? . Why is it important to understand people’s cultural differences? How can it help in international and business relations, personal relations, or in your personal self concept? . What T.V. programs or video games support our cultural values of money, competition, beauty, youth, individualism and self-expression? . Should a culture ever make a decision not to use technology? Cloning Electronic eavesdropping . How could electronic information chips implanted in your arm to track you on the internet change our culture? Currently driver’s licenses and passports can have info. Chips. Would it reduce crime? Would you be willing to give up your privacy? . What judgments do you make about someone with tattoos, piercings, Goth dress or hair, or gang symbols? How did you make these judgments? Could this be a subculture or counterculture? . Do you see a global culture emerging? Is that good or bad? What is gained or lost? What happens when you go to another culture? Your response Culture shock Examples How does culture you were born into effect you? Your ideas Norms Folkways Mores Taboos What happens when you encounter another culture? How does culture control your behavior? What causes cultures to change? Do all aspects of a culture change at the same rate? What occurs when we are ethnocentric? What happens if we agree to cultural relativism? Should there be limits to cultural relativism? How do conflict, and ideas change society? How did the ipod change society Without culture, what would we be? How does culture allow us to remake out world? What examples do you have of culture shock? Big idea you can use! Think about how your culture influences your beliefs and judgments of others.