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Chapter 4 Vocab. Folk and Popular Culture

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Custom
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act.
Folk culture
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
Habit
A repetitive act performed by a particular individual.
Popular culture
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
Taboo
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.