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|A group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a people.
|Folk culture is small, incorporates a homogeneous population, is typically rural, and maintains cultural traits by passing them down through generations.
|Popular culture is large, incorporates heterogeneous populations, is typically urban, and quickly changes cultural traits.
|A group of people in a certain place who see themselves as a collective or a community, who share experiences and traits, and who work to preserve distinct customs in order to claim uniqueness and to distinguish themselves from others.
|Material culture includes things people construct, such as art, houses, clothing, sports, dance, and foods.
|Nonmaterial culture includes beliefs, practices, aesthetics (what is seen as attractive) , and values.
|Spread of an idea or innovation from one person or place to another person or place based on a hierarchy of connectedness.
|Area or place where an idea, innovation, or technology originates.
|Practices that a group of people routinely follow.
|When a minority group loses distinct cultural traits, such as dress, food, or speech, and adopts the customs of the dominant culture. Can happen voluntarily or by force.
|Indigenous local cultures
|Experiences, traits, and customs belonging to peoples within an indigenous tribe or group.
|The physical and human geographies creating the place, environment, and space in which events occur and people act.
|Seeking out the regional culture and reinvigorating it in response to the uncertainty of the modern world.
|Area within an urban area where a relatively large group of people from one ethnic group or local culture lives.
|The renewal or rebuilding of a lower-income neighborhood.
|The process by which other cultures adopt customs and knowledge and use them for their own benefit.
|The process through which something (a name, a good, an idea, or even a person) 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.
|The idea that one place or experience is the true, actual one.
|Decreasing likelihood of diffusion with greater distance from the hearth.
|Increasing connectedness between world cities from improved communication and transportation networks.
|Events for people to discover new music, see artists perform live, connect with other music followers, and shape their identities.
|Waves of South Korean popular culture that move quickly through Asia and that have resulted in significant growth in the South Korean entertainment and tourism industries.
|When a local culture shapes an aspect of popular culture as their own, adopting the popular culture to their local culture.
|A process of diffusion where two cultural traits blend to create a distinct trait.
|Spread of an idea or innovation from its hearth by the act of people moving and taking the idea or innovation with them.
|The visible imprint of human activity on the landscape.
|The loss of uniqueness of place in the cultural landscape to the point that one place looks like the next.
|Convergence of cultural landscapes
|Merging of cultural landscapes that happens with broad diffusion of landscape traits.
|The size and shape of a place’s buildings, streets, and infrastructure, tells us a lot, and so too can the shape and size of a local culture’s housing.