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A word that describes the loss of place in the cultural landscape so that one place looks like the next
Sure, why not? Blame giant fast food chains for everything. However, in all seriousness, most of it IS their fault.
Explains how quickly innovations diffuse and refers to how interlinked two places are through transportation and communication
Innovation Speed = Quality of Twitter, Internet, and transportation connection.
The spread of an innovation from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration
Yes, it's basically the definition of diffusion .ex
the visible imprint of human activity on the landscape
Anything of nature we destory = cultural landscape
The paths on which an innovation spreads from the hearth
Try imagining them as the little dotted lines or footprints
What happens at one scale is not independent of what happens at other scales
This is what happens to me when I code :(
Effect of distance on cultural or spatial interactions
Time since word spead x Speed of spreading = Distance spread
The act of people in a local place mediating and altering regional, national, and global processes
Superiority attached to race
Tight-knit areas where a local culture may build a place to practice their customs within a major city
Think of New York.
Seeking out the regional culture and reinvigorating it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world
What happened to 'just be yourself?'
Constructed Identity and perfect example of how identities are built.
How we make sense of ourselves
Social relations stretched out
Defining the 'other' and then identifying ourselves as not the 'other'
In 1984 and Animal Farm, people couldn't tell whether their lives were better or worse since the Revolution because they had no comparison.
A culture's assumptions about the differences between men and women, their 'characters,' the role they play in society, what they represent
A death of a bride due to the father's inability to fulfill a marriage agreement
The process of new immigrants to a city moving to areas occupied by older immigrant groups.
Places designed for women or for men
The degree to which two or more groups live separately from one another, in different parts of the urban environment.
Particular articulations of space as the have come together, over time, in that particular location
Where people share not only a culture but an ethnos, their belongingness or binding into group and place, and their sense of cultural identity are very strongly defined
Infusing a place with meaning and feeling
Gets rid of the possibility of placelessness
Absorbing and integrating people into a wider society or culture
This is not only done with Native Americans, but also with immigrants.
Regions where the structure of a house are homogeneous
New England-North; Mid-Atlantic-In-between; Southern Tidewater-South
A theory that highlights the contextual nature of opposition to the heteronomative and focuses on the political engagement of queers with the heteronormatives
Dramatic increase in Hispanic population
When people within a place start to produce an aspect of popular culture themselves, doing so in the context of their local culture and making it their own
Plagiarizing without plagiarizing.
The process through which something that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought or sold becomes an object that can be bought, sold, and traded in the world market
Giving value to Arnold Schwarzenegger's cough drop. Spelling his last name is easy: Sch-war-zen-egger.
Includes the things a group of people constucts
Music, food, art, ect.
Includes the beliefs, practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
Beliefs, practices, aesthetics, ect.
A type of culture which is large, incorporates heterogenuous population, is typically urban, and experiences quickly changing cultural traits
Now try the next one!
A type of culture that is ubiquitous (can be found anywhere) and can change in a matter of days or hours
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Group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by people
What a group of people believe in.
Process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit
This is where 'authenticity' comes into play.
The point of origin
A type of culture which is small, incorporates a homogeneous population, is typically rural, and is cohesive in cultural traits
A 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 cus
The last word is customs, it got cut off.
Practice that a group of people routinely follows
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