Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics: Teacher's Guide

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A collection of articles from the disciplines of anthropology, political science, and sociology to shed light on Philippine and global cultural, social, and political realities.
1. View the world in terms of the intersection of private lives and the larger social and historical context.
2. Introduce the biological, genetic, geological, and geographical processes that powered human evolution through the birth of civilizations.
3. Look at how individuals learn culture and become competent members of society through enculturation or socialization.
4. Explore our membership in particular social groups, and brings us to the topic of social structure, or the organized aspects of social life.
5. Introduce students to the realities of social stratification, or the hierarchical arrangement of the members of society, usually according to wealth, power, and prestige.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 11, Grade 12
Understanding Culture, Society, and Politics
Starting points for the understanding of culture, society, and politics Defining Culture and Society from the perspectives of anthropology and sociology Looking back at Human Biocultural and Social Evolution Becoming a member of society How society is organized Social and political stratification

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Department of Education, Central Office
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