Understanding and appreciation of the changing nature and importance of culture

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1. Varieties of culture

1.1. western culture

1.2. Popular culture

1.3. high culture

2. Debates

2.1. Is one type of culture (e.g. classical music) inherently better than another?

2.2. Is the process of "acculturation" automatically an improvement?

2.3. Do you think your cultural values will change?

2.4. 'Popular Culture is a commercial product, and represents nothing significant about the societies it seeks to contain". Discuss

2.5. To what extent is globalisation simply selling Western culture at the detriment to regional and national cultures?

3. How do we acquire cultural values?

3.1. family

3.2. social class

3.3. race

3.4. peers

4. how can minority cultures survive?

4.1. The Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania