The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
Cultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, traditions, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities.
cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
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.
The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
the spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places
the area where an idea or cultural trait originates
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.
practice routinely followed by a group of people
The process which by cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures and use them for there own benifit
The seeking out of the regional culture and reinvigoration of it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world.
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
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.
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
the effects of distance on interactions, generally greater the distance teh less interaction
A term associated withthe woek od 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 levelof intensity
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
the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape, the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape
loss of uniqueness of a place, 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
the notion that what happends at the global scale has a direct effect on what happends at the local scale, and vice versa
The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
a region in which the housing stock predominitly reflects styles of building that are particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area
the spatial trajectory through which the cultural traits or other phenomena spread