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5 Matching questions

  1. neolocalism
  2. popular culture
  3. ethnic neighborhood
  4. non- material culture
  5. assimilation
  1. a 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
  2. b the seeking out of regional culture in response to uncertainty of the modern world
  3. c 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.
  4. d Cultural traits such as dress, diet and music that identify and are part of today's changeable, urban-based, media-influenced western societies
  5. e the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
  4. 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
  5. The notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.

5 True/False questions

  1. time- space compressionA term associated with the work of 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 level of intensity


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


  3. authenticityin 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


  4. cultural appropriationthe 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.


  5. hearththe area where an idea or cultural trait originates