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5 Matching questions

  1. folk- housing regions
  2. culture
  3. folk culture
  4. distance decay
  5. time- space compression
  1. a A term associated with the work of David Harvey that refers to the social and psychological effects of living in a world in which time space convergence has rapidly reached a high level of intensity
  2. b a region in which the housing stock predominantly reflects styles of building that are particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area
  3. c cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities
  4. d The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
  5. e the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The process through which people lose originally differentiating traits, such as dress, speech particularities, or mannerisms, when they come into contact with another society or culture. Often used to describe immigrant adaptation to new places of residence.
  2. Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
  3. the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape, The visible imprint of human activity and ______ on the ________. The layers of buildings, forms, and artifacts sequnetially imprinted on the ______ by the activities of various human occupants.
  4. A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples. An urban hierarchy is usually involved, encouraging the leapfrogging of innovations over wide areas, with geographic distance a less important influence
  5. The notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.

5 True/False questions

  1. placelessnessdefined by the geographer Edward Relph as the loss of uniqueness of place in the cultural landscape so that one place looks like the next

          

  2. reterritorializationThe process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes

          

  3. glocalizationThe process through which people lose originally differentiating traits, such as dress, speech particularities, or mannerisms, when they come into contact with another society or culture. Often used to describe immigrant adaptation to new places of residence.

          

  4. local culturea group of people in a particular place who see themselves as a collective or a community, who share experiences, customs, and traits, and who work to preserve those traits and customs in order to claim uniqueness and to distinguish themselves from others.

          

  5. material cultureThe art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.

          

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