These cultural components, while not an exhaustive list, comprise the bulk of cultural activities and practices of interest to cultural sociologists. This article defines the main components of culture, provides examples, and explains the role these components plays in constructing a culture.
However, in South Korea, Spam is a luxury item and is considered a very important part of the gift-giving ritual at the lunar Thanksgiving festival. These are a few of my favorite Thanksgiving things: The familiar Thanksgiving Day spread in American society is a near-sacred cornucopia of culinary delights.
The undisputed star of the patriotic Thanksgiving table is the turkey. Turkey is so symbolic of the season that, when I was a social worker, we spent the month before the holiday collecting and distributing frozen turkeys to needy families so they would not miss out on the right to display a giant turkey on the table in late November.
If a family had to substitute something for the turkey, say, a can of Spam, it would speak to the lower social class of the household. Spam is, understandably, not something to be proud of as the family crowds around the harvest table. That is, unless you live in South Korea.
The way my grandparents reminisced about s-era Spam recipes only made me sad, not hungry.
South Korean stores even sell boxed sets around the lunar holiday ….Sociology is the systematic study of human societies. The focus of sociology is the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociologists not only study patterns of social interaction in groups, organizations, and societies, they also investigate the underlying .
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