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5 Matching Questions

  1. custom
  2. neolocalism
  3. assimilation
  4. cultural appropriation
  5. heirarchical diffusion
  1. a the seeking out of regional culture in response to uncertainty of the modern world
  2. b the process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.
  3. c practice routinely followed by a group of people
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
  2. The notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.
  3. the spatial trajectory through which the cultural traits or other phenomena spread
  4. with respect to popular culture, when people within a place start to produce an aspect of popular culture themselves, doing so in the context of their local culture and making it their own
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. non- material culturethe beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people


  2. culturepractice routinely followed by a group of people


  3. distance decayin 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


  4. folk culturecultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities


  5. authenticitythe area where an idea or cultural trait originates


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