The less dominant culture adopts some of the traits of the more influential one
The dominant culture completely absorbs the less dominant one
Actions that people take
Specific statements that people hold to be true, almost always based on values
The belief that the culture in which we are raised determines who we are at emotional and behavioral levels.
The spreading of cultural traits from one society to another
The study of how human society has adapted to enviromental challenges.
An environment that has developed as a result of a specific culture group's economic and social activities.
The fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group
A slower rate of change in a society as compared with others; the failure of the nonmaterial culture to keep up with developments in the material culture.
The varying attitudes and ideas that culture groups have regarding how space, place, and territory are identified and used.
The body of customary beliefs, material traits (clothing, housing, food), and social forms that make up the distinct traditions of a group of people.
Place of origin of a major culture
A single element of normal practice in a culture, such as the wearing of a turban.
A representative act of a group, performed to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group (a habit that a group has widely adopted)
The doctrine that all social, cultural, political, and intellectual forms are determined by economic factors
Local life style, traditional culture in a small area
A repetitive act that a particular individual performs
Developments that can be traced back to a specific civilization
The diffusion of new ideas
The physical objects created by a culture; the buildings, tools, and other artifacts created by the members of a society
A component of culture that consists of the intangible or abstract human creations of society that influence people's behavior (such as taboos, ideas about right & wrong, etc)
Rules and expectations by which a society guides the behavior of its members
Culture that is a product of more developed countries (large, heterogeneous societies); diffuses rapidly through modern communication systems and creates a more uniform landscape.
The theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternatives.
Succeeding stages of human inhabitation over time on one site
An organized group of of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes.
Various alterations made to culture traits by new groups to meet their needs
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
The place name of a region or language. The study of such place names
Two-way flows of culture that reflects an equal echange of culture traits
Cultural defined standards that guide the way people assess desirability, goodness, and beauty, and that serve as guidelines for moral living