People are in culture and share the culture, interacted with one another within the boundary of culture. Therefore, culture is one of the factors of identity among groups or groups of people or society. According to, (Oslon, 2000), culture is important aspect of being human. It involves shared beliefs, values and attitudes of a group of people. Moreover, it entails ways in which relationships and marital and sexual relationship are structured.
Culture is fundamental to how we analyze, interpret, and engage in the world around us. Culture is moulded by history, politics and the circumstances in which we live. Culture is a set of principles that we adhere to. It is a set of behaviours that is common to a specific class of society. It is through culture that people are defined, and share particular value systems.
People created identity from many aspects which influenced mostly by social identity and cultural identity. Social identity is the definition of personality characteristics, which are linked to social roles, such as the role of being a parent, friend, employer or employee (Bhugra and Becker, 2005). Culture identity is a shared sense of the same practices, beliefs, interests and principles of living. The cultural identity is related to heritage of people to help them to identify themselves by the traditions and cultural practices such as belief structure or religion, dress, languages, ways of life and
• Occupational Culture: Occupational culture refers to groups like physicians, lawyers, accountants, craftsperson etc. It includes norms, values, beliefs and behaviour towards society. It is often seen that people with similar nature of jobs have similar cultural values irrespective of their national culture. Thus, it becomes important to understand the concept of occupational culture also. • Organisational Culture: Organisational culture has been defined as the norms, values and beliefs related to the organisation that are shared by the members of the organisation.
Ideology works largely by creating forms of "common sense," of the taken-for-granted in everyday life. ” ideologies are systems of belief that exist within all cultures, images” (Sturken & Cartwright 2001:21). In order to explore the meaning of images, one would have to acknowledge that they are produced within dynamics of social power and ideology. Aesthetic is an ideological necessity because it shows how people can be brought together and uses ‘individual experiences’ to produce a sense of community, which then embodies ideology (Cavallaro 2001:77).Images are elements used in advertising and consumer culture. They makes us conform to the standards and ideologies that are reinforced in society.
3- CULTURE Introduction • Defined culture as "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities acquired by man as a member of society." He defined anthropology as the study of culture. PERSONNEL LIFE • Culture is a set of values, norms, and behaviors shared by a social group. • Values are those ideals that a society holds above all others (e.g., honesty, honor). • These values are the building blocks of norms, which are basic rules of social conduct.
Introduction Every individual is a part of a particular society and society is composed of different races, religions, social and ethnic groups. To be a part of society socialization is important because, socialization is the process by which an individual acquire knowledge, language, social skills and values to be conventional to the norms and roles required for integration into a society. Within the process of socialization the symbolic construction of the vast array of social and ethnic group’s experiences, the embodiment, and the chronicle of a group’s history is termed as culture. Culture refers to the languages, beliefs, values, norms, customs, knowledge and skills that people learnt, and that make up the way of life of any society. Culture is passed on from one generation to the next through the process of socialization.
Norms are rules or behavioural fashion model that are established and accepted by individuals who belong to the same culture or group. Since they reflect the group's values, they may define the nature of interpersonal coitus promoted among members or with non-members, determine the skills required by each individual in order to accomplish particular chore in the
We have been taught to behave a certain way at different places. In our community, we have several norms that we follow. A norm is a way of behaving which is considered normal in a specific society. It is something that is usual or typical. However, a social norms are rules that are understood and accepted by everyone.
What if the language we were raised to speak actually tells how we look at reality? From this standpoint, it is safe to say that language is a precise way of conceptualizing the world, and has close relations to each culture. Language as a construction of reality is an essential topic in the field of sociology. It refers to the process whereby people endlessly create through their actions and interactions, a shared truth. Social construction of reality can be referred to as the theory of the how we present ourselves to other people which is somewhat molded by our relations with others, as well as by our life experiences.