This ‘core concept’ paper is a compilation of quotations from many different authors who have written about culture. It is organised to provide a framework for understanding and exploring the topic from an intercultural perspective. It covers the following aspects:
- Definitions of culture;
- Key characteristics of culture (14 of them!);
- Inadequate conceptions of culture;
- Levels of analysis and fallacies to avoid;
- Culture and related terms;
- Culture and identity.