Chapter 4 Vocab

Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions.
discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
native to a certain area
people of Native American and African heritage
people of European and Native American heritage
persons of mixed european and african ancestry
an irrational fear of foreigners or strangers
change of culture
the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization
Folk Culture
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
Popular Culture
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
Local Culture
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 uniquenessand to distinguish themselves from others.
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Now Material
Something that can be touched or held that is common in todays society.
the region from which innovative ideas originate
to render similar
Cultural Appropriation
The process by which cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures and use them for their own benefit
The seeking out of the regional culture and reinvigoration of it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world.
Ethnic Neighborhood
an area within a city containing members of the same ethnic background
process through which something is given monetary value
n. The state or quality of being genuine, or of the origin and authorship claimed.
Distance Decay
the effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction
Time-Space Compression
through processes such as globalization time is accelerated and the significance of space is reduced
loss of uniqueness of a place
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in making something worldwide in scope
Folk-Housing Region
a reigion in which the housing stock predominantly reflects styles of building that particular to the culture of the people who have long inhabited the area