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23 Cards in this Set

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a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a people.
Folk Culture
small, incorporates a homogeneous population, is typically rural, and is cohesive in cultural traits
Popular culture
a wide ranging group of heterogeneous people, who stretch across identities and across music, dance, clothing, and food preference that change frequently
Local culture
a community who shares experiences, customs, and traits. They work to preserve those traits and customs to distinguish themselves from others
Material culture
art, housing, clothing, sports, food, and fine arts constructed or created by a group of people
Nonmaterial culture
the beliefs, practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
Hierarchial diffusion
a form of diffusion where an idea or innovation spreads by passing through the most connected places or people
the area where an idea or cultural trait originates
The process in which people lose original traits such as dress, speech or, mannerisms when they come into contact with another society or culture
a practice routinely followed by a group of people.
Cultural appropriation
the process where cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures and use them for their own benefit
the seeking out of the regional culture and reinvigoration of it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world
Ethnic neighborhood
a neighborhood typically situated in larger metropolitan city and constructed of local culture in which a local culture can practice its customs
the process in which something is given money value
Distance decay
the effects of distance on interaction. the greater the distance, the less interaction
Time-Space compression
the social and psychological effects of living in a world in which time-space convergence has rapidly reached a high level of intensity
when people within a place start to produce an aspect of popular culture themselves
Cultural Landscape
The visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape
the loss of uniqueness of a place of cultural landscape so that one place looks like the next
Global-local continuum
The idea that what happenes on the global scale happens on the local scale, and vice versa
The process by which people in a local place meditate and alter, regional, national, and global processes
Diffusion routes
the spiral trajectory through which cultural traits or other phenomena spread