How are norms, folkways, and mores the same as well as different?

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All three of these terms deal with behavioral expectations, which means that all are very fluid in their content within any given society and that they will vary with difffering cultures.

Norms are probably the most rigid or structured of the three. Norms set out "the behaviour that is expected or acceptable in particular circumstances." As such, norms...

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