In certain places in American history, showing a little leg has been illegal — for men and women.


What is cultural acceptable varies over time and space.  This particular issue may seem silly now, but it is a reminder that the norms of the here and now, might have been seen as revolutionary or scandalous in a different time and place.  Cultures and customs are socially mediated and those processes creates cultural norms–norms are continually enforced, resisted and reshaped.     

Tags: culture, folk cultures, unit 3 culture.