Taboos

A Taboo is a behavior or set of behaviors that are strictly forbidden by a group, culture, or society. In some cases, even talk of breaking a taboo is considered offensive.

Taboos arise for several different reasons. Taboos arise for practical reasons

See Also

Culture

Dominant Culture

Counterculture

High Culture

Ideal Culture and Real Culture

Mass Culture

Material Culture and Non-material Culture

Folkways

Mores

Norms

Values