5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- non- material culture
- time- space compression
- distance decay
- popular culture
- a the seeking out of regional culture in response to uncertainty of the modern world
- b the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
- 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 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
- e the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities
- 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.
- neighborhood, typically situated in a larger metropolitian city and constructed by or composed of a local culture, in which a local culture can practice its customs
- 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
- The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
5 True/False Questions
culture → practice routinely followed by a group of people
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
glocalization → The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
commodification → 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.
global- local continuum → 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.