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15 terms

Ch. 4 Folk & Popular Culture Vocab.

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Habit
A repetitive act performed by a particular individual.
Custom
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act.
Popular Culture
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
Folk Culture
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups
Taboo
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
Assimilation
An act, process, or instance, or the state of being.
Acculturation
Cultural modification of an individual, group, or people by adapting to or borrowing traits from another culture.
Cultural Landscape
Reflect beliefs, customs, and architecture of a group of people (barns, homes, and places of worship are some examples)., Modifications to the environment by humans, including the built environment and agricultural systems, that reflect aspects of their culture.
Folklore
The body of customs, beliefs, stories, & sayings associated with a people, place, or thing.
Nonmaterial Culture
the beliefs practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
Cultural Ecology
This is the study that deals with the relationship between the earth and humans; the outcome of this relationship is the cultural landscape.
Cultural Identity
Is the way people catogorize there culture, sometimes by the way they dress and what they eat ect.
Sequent Occupance
succeeding stages of human inhabitation over time on one site
Cultural Adaptation
Adjusting a translation based on the cultural environment of the target language
Cultural Core/Periphery Pattern
The core-periphery idea that the core houses main economic power of region & the outlying region or periphery houses lesser economic ties