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Dimension of Culture
a) Material Culture
b) Non-material Culture
Culture Lag:- Material culture changes at a faster pace whereas the nonmaterial culture like beliefs and values changes at a slower pace. The gap which emerges between material and non-material culture is called as cultural lag.
Great Tradition:- It comprises of the cultural traits or traditions which are written and widely accepted by the elites of a society who are educated and learned.These are in forms of epics and books.
Little Tradition:- It comprises of the cultural traits or traditions which is oral and operates at the village level. It is a tradition of common masses and is passed orally from generation to generation.
Identity & Culture
(i) Nuclear Family: parents are the key socialising agents.
(ii) Joint and Extended Family : grandparents, parents, uncle, cousin plays significant role in socialisation.
B. Peer Groups
D. Mass Media
E. Other Socialising Agencies