the spatial trajectory through which cultural traits or other phenomena spread
the process through which people lose originally differentiating traits. such as dress and speech, when they come into contact with another society or culture.
the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less the interaction.
refers to the social and psychological effects of living in a world in which time-space convergence had rapidly reached a high level of intensity.
the sum total knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavioral patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
the area where an idea or cultural trait originates
the expansion of economics, political, and cultural processes to the point that they become global in scale and impact
the beliefs, practices , aesthetics, and values of a group of people.
the process through which something is given monetary value; occurs when a good idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price.
the seeking out of the regional culture and re invigoration of it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world.
the notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.
cultural traits such as dress modes,dwellings, traditions, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities.
the process by which cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures and use them for their own benefit.
the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape.
cultural traits such as dress, diet, and music that identify and are a part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples.
in the context of local cultures or customs, the accuracy with which the single stereotypical or typecast image or experience conveys an otherwise dynamic and complex local culture or its customs
a region in which the housing predominantly reflects styles of building that are particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area.
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.
Practice routinely followed by a group of people.
neighborhood, typically situated in a larger metropolitan city and constructed by or composed of a local culture, in which a local culture can practice its customs
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
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 process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes