5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- popular culture
- local culture
- folk- housing regions
- a The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
- 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
- c Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
- d 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.
- e The 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the spatial trajectory through which the cultural traits or other phenomena spread
- 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.
- the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
- The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
- 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 True/False Questions
cultural landscape → The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
time- space compression → the spatial trajectory through which the cultural traits or other phenomena spread
placelessness → 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
authenticity → in 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
ethnic neighborhood → 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