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5 Matching questions

  1. authenticity
  2. local culture
  3. popular culture
  4. time- space compression
  5. culture
  1. a 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
  2. b The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society.
  3. c A 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
  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 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the area where an idea or cultural trait originates
  2. The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
  3. the process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.
  4. the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. heirarchical diffusionThe process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes


  2. custompractice routinely followed by a group of people


  3. material cultureThe art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.


  4. folk- housing regionsa region in which the housing stock predominantly reflects styles of building that are particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area


  5. reterritorializationwith 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


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