Culture: Raymond Williams And The Cultural Theory Of Schizophrenia

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Everyone has different perspective to look at the world. These perspectives help us learn about events and people which then shape into values which are embarked upon our children. Every culture upholds different values and teachings, which distinguish it from the other, and it is not justifiable to ignore or disrespect one’s perspective, socially or culturally or otherwise.
Culture is defined as the shared patterns of behaviors and interactions, cognitive constructs, and affective understanding that is learned through a process of socialization. These shared patterns distinguish one from another group and also identify the members of a culture group”(CARLA’s definition). Culture can be defined by how the members of particular group interpret, use and perceive the artifacts, tools, or other tangible cultural elements. In modernized societies, it is not the material objects or tangible aspects of human societies that distinguishes one from another, but what do are its beliefs, core values, interpretations and perspectives. (What is Culture? CARLA) . Edmund Burke gave the most interesting definition of culture that was later second by Raymond Williams too; he stated culture is “customary differences” which means that it is not created on the basis of similarities but on the basis of differences between two states of thoughts. (What is Culture? Raymond Williams and the Cultural Theory of “Customary Difference”)
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that generally appears in

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