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Unit 4 APHG

cultural geography

QuestionAnswerexamples
gender social differences between men and women women in other cultures not allowed rights ofmen
identity "how we make sense of ourselves"
identifying against constructing an identity by first defining the "other" and then defining ourselves as not "the other" Europeans declaring themselves civilized (verses savages and mystical)
race a categorization of human based on skin color and other physical characteristics segregation against blacks
racism a system or attitude toward visible differences in individuals that ascribes (predominantly negative) significance and culturally, politically, and socially constructed ideas based on phenotypical features against
residential segregation the degree which two or more groups live seperately from one another isreal, palestine
invasion and succession process by which new immigrants to a city move to and dominate (take over) areas Hispanics moving in New York neighborhoods
sense of place state of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering past events home
ethnicity affililiation or identity within a group of people bound by common ancestry and culture Japanese
space social relations stretched out (defined by Doreen Massey and Pat Jesse) moving across country from family
place fourth theme of geography (uniqueness of location)
gendered whether the place is designed for men or women clothes stores for men or women
queer theory (defined by Glen Elder, Lawrence Knopp, and Heidi Nast) the contextual nature of oppositeion to the heteronormative and focuses on the political engagement of "queers" with the heteronormative 2012 election
dowry deaths disputes over the price to be paid by the family of the bride to the father of the groom in india
barrionization (defined by James Curtis) the dramatic increase in Hispanic population such as New York
acculturation the adoptation of cultural traits, such as language,by one group under the influence of another African states w European traits because of colonization
culture total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behavior pattern shared by members of a society there is a culture of "mail order" brides
folk culture cultural traits of usually small traditional cultures
popular culture cultural traits that identify and are part of changeable urban based western societies
local culture a group of people who see themselves as a close community (share experiences cultures and try to preserve them)
material culture physical aspects of culture architecture or clothing
nonmaterial culture beliefs practices aesthics and values of a group of people religion
hierarchical diffusion diffusion that spreads first by going to the most connected places
hearth the area a cultural trait originated were a religion first came to be (common)
assimilate the process by which people lose originally differentiating traits losing things such as dress speech particularities or mannerism
custom practice routinely followed by a group of people bowing to elders at new years (for us)
cultural appropriation the process by which cultures adopt customs and knowledge from other cultures for their own benefit Chinese making Korean resturant
neolocalism seeking out of regional culture and reinvigorating of it in uncertainty in modern world
ethnic neighborhood a smaller neighborhood in a large metropolitan city china town
commodification the process through which something is given monetary value selling celebrity's stuff
authenticity the accuracy which a single stereotype image or experience conveys an otherwise an otherwise complex culture or custom Lost city resort in Africa
distance decay The effects of distance on interaction (greater distance, less communication) Do not see Canadian relatives so much as the ones that live nearby and see Hawaiian ones even less
time-space compression refers to social physiological effects of living in world which t-s convergence has reached high
reterritorialization when people in place start to produce aspect of pop culture themselves
cultural landscape Visible imprints of human activity on the landscape Driving on the road and seeing restraints and adds
placelessness loss of uniqueness of place in cultural landscape so they all seem same all streets seem to have fast food
global-local continuum notion that what happens at the global scale has direct effect on local and vice versa
folk-housing regions A region which the housing is of a particular style
diffusion routes Spatial trajectory through through which cultural traits and other phenomena move Silk road and trade
glocalization the process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
Created by: ekajiwara6207 on 2013-01-06



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