the tendency for two cultures to grow in similarity between national culture, beliefs, values, aspirations, media, brands, etc.
the tendency for two cultures to grow increasingly dissimilar over time
the process by which members of one cultural group adopt the beliefs of another cultural group.
the traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a person/culture. (often transmitted orally)
the body of customary beliefs, material, traits, and social forms that constitute the distinct tradition of a group of people.
the sequential diffusion process in which the innovation(s) are transmitted by their carrier agents as they move from their old home and come to a new one
the process by which a minority population reduces of loses completely its identifying cultural characteristics and blends into the host society.
practices followed by people of a particular cultural group
the study of human-environment relationships
The spread of an innovation from a node of authority or key person to other places and people
the tangible/ physical manifestations of human activity and culture
The spread of an innovation/idea through a population in an area.
the spatial expression of popular culture/custom in one location that will be similar to another.
the most enduring aspects of a culture
the diffusion of an underlying principle even though the characteristic itself apparently fails to catch on.
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
any item made by humans that represents a material aspect of culture
the man-made surroundings that provide the settings for human activity, ranging in scale from personal shelter to -neighborhoods to large-scale civic surroundings
modifications to the environment by humans that reflect aspects of culture. (this includes all built landscape)
A region defined by similar culture traits and cultural landscape features.
the entire region throughout which a specific culture prevails
a location where a specific culture first arose/originated from
A repetitive act that a particular Individual preforms
the unique way in which each culture uses its particular physical environment; those aspects of culture that serve to provide the necessities of life-- food clothing, shelter, and defense
the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape
a rapid, widespread diffusion of an innovation through a population
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups. It typically comes form an unknown node and date of origin, and diffuses slowly through relocation diffusion.
the ideological/intangible aspects of a culture