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APHG Ch 4-7
|What is Culture?
|A group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by people.
|In what two ways cans a group of people be recognized as a culture?
|1) The people call themselves a culture. 2) other people can label a certain group of people as a culture.
|Academics have labeled cultures into what two main groups?
|Folk cultures and Popular cultures.
|What is folk culture?
|Historically handed down through oral tradition, "old ways".
|What are some factors/features of folk culture?
|Small..incorporates a homogeneous population..typically rural....cohesive in cultural traits.