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Why does cultural change occur? Why does cultural change occur?

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I also think that even if a county or just a certain area's population stays about the same, that the culture still shows some change over time. I think it has a lot to do with survival. People have to adapt to the current political changes, economic changes, environmental changes, and other changes that occur over time.

All of these changes lead to people redefining certain traditions, or eliminating them altogether, and doing what they need to do in order to survive. This all leads to a new way of life being more acceptable because people can see a need or justification for it.

As one example, take women working outside the home. It wasn't even very long ago where men were the primary income earners.

Things have changed drastically in recent decades. Not only are many women working outside the home, they absolutely have to in order to survive, as a 2 income household is so often needed with the high cost of living. Staying at home is not even usually encouraged anymore, and girls are...

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Culture change occurs for a variety of reasons. As technology and people evolve, so does culture. Nowadays many culture changes are technology based. For example, in the United States, culture has changed from a well-speaking social country to, at least for a lot of young people, an anti-social, technology-based country.