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5 Matching questions

  1. placelessness
  2. cultural appropriation
  3. reterritorialization
  4. assimilation
  5. material culture
  1. a The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
  2. b 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
  3. c 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.
  4. d the process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. the seeking out of regional culture in response to uncertainty of the modern world
  2. the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
  3. cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities
  4. 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
  5. the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people

5 True/False questions

  1. popular 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.

          

  2. heirarchical diffusionA 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

          

  3. custompractice routinely followed by a group of people

          

  4. ethnic neighborhoodwith 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. 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.

          

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