Sociocultural heritage includes one’s race, gender, and social class, encompassing both social and cultural values and practices over many generations. It includes the habits, attitudes, values, and ideas that you learned growing up. Sociocultural heritage is passed from generation to generation by parents, religion, education, friends, books, radio, television, and movies, among others.
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