Language and Culture in the Civilising Process
Keywords:Language, Culture, Civilising Process, Social, Rules
The civilising process is simply one that makes life and behaviour more refined than its erstwhile state. This process pervades both the material and non-material culture. Throughout the history of mankind, it is this process that has transformed Man from cave dwellers to what they are today. Civilisation in itself may have a personal or a local interpretation. A person may consider someone else uncivilised, if this someone behaves in such a way that is unacceptable to her. Similarly, a particular community may have its own standards of refined behaviour which may not be similar to the ones accepted in another community.
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