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5 Matching questions

  1. glocalization
  2. popular culture
  3. culture
  4. folk- housing regions
  5. placelessness
  1. a The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
  2. b The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
  3. c Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
  4. d defined by the geographer Edward Relph as the loss of uniqueness of place in the cultural landscape so that one place looks like the next
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. a 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.
  3. The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
  4. 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.
  5. cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities

5 True/False questions

  1. commodificationThe process through which something is given monetary value; occurs when a good or idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price and that can be traded in a market economy.

          

  2. ethnic neighborhoodin the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with which the single sterotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture or its customs

          

  3. distance decaythe effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction

          

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

          

  5. authenticityin the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with which the single sterotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture or its customs

          

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