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Leisure Test 2
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The distinct ways people in different social groups live
Another way to explore leisure and cultural development
To relegate to an unimportant or powerless position within a group
The spread of customs from one culture to another
How people modify the natural world to suit their own purposes
The study of Earth and its life
A subjective and negative judgement about the number of objects (such as people) in a given space
A chance discovery that gains widespread acceptance
The distinct understanding about an individual as a persisting entity
Compulsive need for and use of something known by the user to be harmful
Efficient use of natural resources over long term
Protection of natural resources from human damage
An outdoor recreation activity in which participants use navigational techniques to hide and seek containers anywhere in the world
The use of a dedicated website to communicate informally with other members of the site, by posting messages, photographs, and so forth
A type of music typically consisting of a rhythmic style of speaking called rap often over backing beats performed on a turntable by a DJ
Amusements provided by someone or something else that divert and hold attention
To adopt the ways of the main culture
A kind or type, usually applied to films, books and plays
A place provides the source of self-identification for a person
Virtual neighborhoods formed on the internet
A transition involving the implementation of recent techniques, methods, or ideas
From the Greek "love of looking;" deriving pleasure from watching other people
The process by which cultural understanding is transmitted to new members
The process of improving the material conditions of people through the use of knowledge and technology
Tourism in exotic, often threatened, natural environments, especially to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife
Controlling visitation to tourist sites so that impacts are neither permanent nor irreversable
Leisure can describe how cultures are characterized, compared, and changed.
What is leisure's cultural significance?
Leisure was a part of human culture before civilization itself.
Did the earliest human cultures have leisure?
Leisure can be used as a tool for cultural development. As such, leisure is also typically changed by development.
How is leisure unique in developing cultures?
Leisure in modern societies is more commercial, diverse, sped up, and technologically oriented.
How does modernity affect a culture's leisure?
Leisure is expressed in both space and place, which are basic concepts of geography.
What is the geographical significance of leisure?
Leisure participation is distributed according to spatial pattern, density, and concentration.
How is leisure expressed in space?
People have a strong emotional attachment to specific leisure places.
How is leisure expressed in place?
Without wise management many leisure expressions will be lost due to the demise of leisure space and place resources.
What is the future of leisure's geography?
Absolutely! Leisure and technology have become so intertwined that each has transformed the other.
Is technology important for our leisure?
Technology has enhanced traditional pastimes and invented completely new ones, and in turn, leisure itself has inspired other technological developments.
In what ways are leisure and technology intertwined?
This is constantly debated. Most likely the leisure-technology companionship is both good and bad.
Has technology been good for leisure?
Popular culture refers to the everyday pastimes of the majority of people in a society. It is leisure for the masses.
What is popular culture?
In contemporary societies popular culture examples are typically media-based forms of entertainment including TV, spectator sports, popular music, films and amusement parks.
What are examples of popular culture?
Mediated entertainment as a form of leisure is perhaps the most obvious reflection of who we are as a society.
Why is understanding popular culture important?
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