Cultural Change

Cultural Change

Question

Explain the central approach to the study of Sociology.

Answer

Cultural approach is primarily concerned with persons as a cultural being. The study of culture covers the ideas and values, social organisation, technology, language, myth, history and religion. for cultural analysts cultural meaning are more important than their behaviour manifestations.

Cultural analysts have studied the concept of person in Indian culture and tradition and processes of social change. There is a shift in culturological approach from the study of facts to the study of people’s ideas. They also try to discover the relationship between knowledge and reality as reflected in the peoples own model.

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