Flashcards in Vocab Chapter 3 Deck (37)
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect of culture.
The man made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging in scale from personal shelter to neighborhoods to the large scale civic surroundings
The place where concentration of culture traits that characterizes a region is greatest
Core domain spear model
The contact and interaction of one culture to another
The concept that people of different culture will definitely observe and interpret their environment and make different decisions about its nature, potentiality and use
Modifications to the environment by humans, including the built environment and agricultural systems, that reflect aspects of their culture
The entire region throughout which a culture prevails. Criteria that may be chosen to define culture realms include religion, language, diet, customs, or economic development
Locations on earth's surface where specific culture is first arose
The group of traits that define a particular culture
The specific customs that are part of the every day life of a particular culture, such as language, religion, ethnicity, social institutions, and aspects of popular culture
A region defined by similar culture traits and cultural landscape features
Practices followed by the people of a particular cultural group
A doctrine that claims that cultural traits are formed and controlled by environmental conditions
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups
Reason certain culture/region eat certain types of food
A repetitive act there a particular individual performs
The physical manifestations of human activities; includes tools, campsites, art, and structures. The most durable aspects of culture.
The central enduring elements of a culture expressing its values and believes, including language religion folklore and etc.
Dynamic culture based in large, heterogeneous society's permitting considerable individualism,innovation, and change; having a money based economy, division of labor into professions, secular institutions of control, and weak interpersonal ties;and producing and consuming machine made goods.
The theory that the physical may set limits on human actions, but the people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternatives
The institutions and links between individuals and groups that unite a culture, including family structure and political, education and religious institutions
A restriction on a behavior imposed by social custom
The spatial expression of a popular custom and one location that will be similar to another
The spread of an innovation or idea through a population in an area
The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another
A group of people in a particular place that see themselves as a collective or a community, with shared experiences, customs, and trains;working together to preserve those trains in order to claim uniqueness and to distinguish themselves from others.
Beliefs, practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people
Process through which people lose originally differentiating traits (dress, speech particularities, mannerisms, etc.)when they come into contact with another society or culture; often described immigrants adaptation to new places of residence
Process by which outside cultures adopt customs and knowledge of another culture and use them for their own benefit