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AP Human Geography: Culture

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culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
custom
a repetitive action of a group
folk culture
small, homogenous groups in rural, isolated areas
popular culture
larger, heterogenous societies that share certain habits
assimilation
a group of people acquire characteristics of another group
cultural appropriation
where non-cultural members privatize cultural knowledge for personal gain
culture rebound
the re-adoption by later generations of identifying cultural traits
neolocalism
folk cultural revival to face uncertainty of modern world
ethnic neighborhoods
small pocket in a larger city where the only people that live there are a part of a certain ethnicity
commodification
when customs, knowledge, or names of a culture are used by outsiders for profit
What is placelessness?
loss of uniqueness of place; localities look like the next
What kind of diffusion did sports take part in?
hierarchical
_______ and _______ are the most common building materials globally.
Wood; brick
______ is the preferred building material because it is easier to build with.
Wood
House form might reflect ______ values.
religious
___________ roofs are important in wet or snowy climates.
Pitched
_______ facing windows take advantage of the sun's heat/light.
Southern
What are the 3 major housing nodes?
New England, Middle Atlantic, Lower Chesapeake
What are the 4 New England housing types?
Saltbox, Two-Chimney, Cape Cod, Front Gable & Wing
What is the most common Lower Chesapeake style?
Tidewater
After WWII, houses had a more "_________ style"
modern
In the 1960's, houses were "______"
neo-eclectic
The __________ house encourage urban sprawl by taking up a larger lot.
Ranch Style
The invention of the TV led to the creation of the __________ house.
split-level
Clothing in popular culture denotes __________, not environment.
occupation
In popular culture, women's clothes change style ______ and the wealthy may change their wardrobe _________.
rapidly; frequently
In the late 1960's, jeans became a symbol of ________ and ___________.
youth; independence
Members of popular culture consume large amounts of _________ and ___________.
alcohol; snack foods
Patterns of popular food consumption reflect ______ production patterns.
local
_________ affects alcohol consumption.
Religion
The most important leisure activity in the developed world is ___________.
watching television
The most important mechanism through which knowledge is spread is the _________.
television
__________ is viewed as an important tool for cultural integration.
Television
globalization
the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes to the point that they become global in scale and impact
Exported Western values are undermining traditional __________.
gender roles
Legal equality is widely __________, which is threatening to more traditional societies.
accepted
Popular culture views women at home as _________, but as objects that money can buy in folk societies.
equal
imperialism
to be dominated by another country through ideas
_______ culture is typically imposed on the environment.
Popular
__________ is to be modified to serve leisure or sell a commodity.
Environment
__________ culture has a negative impact on the environment.
Popular
guest worker
legal immigrant who has a work visa; usually short term
saltbox house
two-chimney house
cape cod house
front gable and wing house

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