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5 Matching questions

  1. heirarchical diffusion
  2. ethnic neighborhood
  3. commodification
  4. glocalization
  5. local culture
  1. a 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. b 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.
  3. c The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
  4. 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.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. practice routinely followed by a group of people
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.
  5. the area where an idea or cultural trait originates

5 True/False questions

  1. authenticitythe area where an idea or cultural trait originates


  2. diffusion routesthe spatial trajectory through which the cultural traits or other phenomena spread


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


  4. 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


  5. cultural appropriationthe process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.


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