Society and Culture

Society refers to a group of people living together in a particular place or region, i.e., a community with common traditions and characteristics, interests and institutions such as ethnicity, religion, language, and culture. Culture refers to the shared beliefs, norms and social behavior found in a society such as customs, habits, beliefs, and laws which are transmitted from one generation to another. Society and culture are interrelated concepts that describe the way people interact with each other and the values that shape their behavior. However, Society and culture are constantly developing and changing, affected by many factors, for example technology, politics and economics. For example, culture can influence how people dress, what they eat, how they celebrate holidays, and how they express emotions. Sociologists and anthropologists investigate how society and culture shape inequality and study society and culture to better understand the complexities of human behavior and social structures. 
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