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Culture (3e)


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Written by Jonathan R. Wynn (University of Massachusetts Amherst) as part of the Third Edition of A Sociology Experiment. To read this chapter, add it to your cart, complete the checkout process, return to this page, and select “Read Now” to open the Bookshelf reader.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Define culture and its basic components from a sociological perspective;
  • Illustrate how culture is made and produced;
  • Recognize the influence of culture on social lives; and
  • Analyze different issues related to cultural studies.