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5 Matching questions

  1. assimilation
  2. material culture
  3. local culture
  4. commodification
  5. global- local continuum
  1. a The notion that what happens at the global scale has a direct effect on what happens at the local scale, and vice versa.
  2. b The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people.
  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 The process through which something is given monetary value; occurs when a good or idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price and that can be traded in a market economy.
  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. 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
  2. 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
  3. practice routinely followed by a group of people
  4. the process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.
  5. A form of diffusion in which an idea or innovation spreads by passing first among the most connected places or peoples. An urban hierarchy is usually involved, encouraging the leapfrogging of innovations over wide areas, with geographic distance a less important influence

5 True/False questions

  1. neolocalismcultural traits such as dress modes, dwellings, customs, and institutions of usually small, traditional communities

          

  2. ethnic neighborhoodthe area where an idea or cultural trait originates

          

  3. 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

          

  4. cultural landscapethe 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. glocalizationThe 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.