Institutions Applied to Culture

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be used to examine culture.

   

Institutions

Institutions can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communication technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology.

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communication technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology.

Particular religions

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture.

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism can be connected.

Christianity

Christianity including early Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, and Mormonism can be connected.

Early Christianity can be connected. Catholicism can be connected. Protestanism can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected. Mormonism can be connected.

Islam can be connected. Judaism can be connected.

Asian religion

Asian religion including Indian religion, East Asian religion, and Persian religion can be connected.

Indian religion

Indian religion including Buddhism, Himduism, Sikhism, and Jainism can be connected.

Buddhism can be be connected. Hinduism can be connected. Sikhism can be connected. Jainism can be connected.

East Asian religion

East Asian religion including Confucianism, Taoism, Japanese religion, and Korean religion can be connected.

Confucianism can be connected. Taoism can be connected. Japanese religion can be connected. Korean religion can be connected.

Persian religion

Persian religion including Zoroastrianism, Manicheanism, and Mithraism can be connected. Zoroastrianism can be connected. Manicheanism can be connected. Mithraism can be connected.

Pagan religion

Paga religion including European pagan religion, Asian pagan religion, African pagan religion, American Indian religion, and Neopagan religion can be connected.

European pagan religion can be connected. Asian pagan religion can be connected. African pagan religion can be connected. American Indian religion can be connected. Neopagan religion can be connected.

Secularism

Secularism can be connected.

Religious organization

Religious organization can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Religious practice

Religious practice can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Religious belief

Religious belief can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international govenment, national government, and local government can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

International government

International government including modern compacts, colonial empires, and traditional empires can be connected.

Modern compacts

Modern compacts including world government, regional organizations, special purpose organizations, and temporary alliances can be connected.

World government including the League of Nations can be connected. The United Nations can be connected.

Regional organizations can be connected. Special purpose organizations can be connected. Temporary alliances can be connected.

Colonial empires

The British empire can be connected. The Spanish empire can be connected. The French empire can be connected. The Portuguese empire can be connected. The Dutch empire can be connected. The Russian empire can be connected.

Traditional empires

European empires can be connected. Asian empires can be connected. Other empires can be connected.

National government

National government can be connected.

Local government

Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

State relations

Warfare can be connected. Diplomacy can be connected. Intelligence can be connected.

Administration

Security can be connected. Taxation can be connected. Public works and lands can be connected. Welfare can be connected.

Succession

Election can be connected. Appointment can be connected. Inheritance can be connected. Seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including government forms, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Government forms can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Law

Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

International law can be connected. Western law can be connected. Asian law can be connected. Tribal law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellanous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, foodstuffs, clothing and dress, building technology, and industrial technology.

Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events; conceptual culture; and material culture.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries

Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial services, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction, industries, and food and agricultural industries can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Social and medical services including institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial services including wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer industries, electronic media, and print media can be connected. Transportation industries including transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be connected. Building related industries including accomodation, furnishings and equipment supply, construction, and building materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries including equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be connected. Food and agricultural industries including food service, food production, forestry, agriculture, and hunting and fishing can be connected.

Economic activity

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Consumption can be connected. Distribution and exchange can be connected. Production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellanous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology.

School systems

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Higher education can be connected. Secondary education can be connected. Primary education can be connected.

Educational organization

Educational organization including administration, faculty, students, and course material can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Educational administration can be connected. Faculty can be connected. Students can be connected. Course material can be connected.

Cultural institutions

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Performance venues can be connected. Libraries can be connected. Museums can be connected.

Teaching

Teaching can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Research

Research can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Family Studies

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs; conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language; and material culture including miscellanous artifacts, commuications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology.

Particular families

Particular families can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Kinship

Kinship can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Parenting

Parenting can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

Marriage

Marriage can be used to examine behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 13 Oct 2014 Last updated 8 Mar 2016