Test Answers on culture

ch 26- The Collision of Cultures

In World War II, the main American strategy to fight Japan was to mount two offensive campaigns to attack the Japanese from two directions In World War II, one of the primary American commanders in the Pacific was Chester Nimitz The Battle of the Coral Sea in 1942 marked the first important victory by the […]

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Cultural Geo

Culture Culture is a particular way of life, such as a set of skilled activities, values, and meaning surrounding a particular type of economic practice. Culture is a set of classical standards and aesthetic excellence. The term culture describes the range of activities that characterize a particular group. Culture is a shared set of meanings […]

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Multicultural Education Test 1 Chapter 2

Membership based on ones national origin or the national origin of ones ancestors when they immigrated to the united states is Ethnic groups All of following are reasons for voluntary immigration except Slavery The state with the largest population of American Indians is California A population that is native to a country or region is […]

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Cultural Geographies (Chapter 5)

Actor Network Theory actually less of a theory and more of an orientation. Views the world as composed of heterogeneous things, including humans and non-humans and objects. Affect Emotions that are embodied reactions to the social and physical environment. Cultural Complex Combination of traits characteristic of a particular group. Cultural Geography Focuses on the way […]

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Chapter 5: Cultural Geographies

culture a shared set of meanings that are lived through the material and symbolic practices of everyday life. cultural geography focuses on the way in which space, place, and landscape shape culture at the same time that culture shapes space, place, and landscape. folk culture traditional practices of small groups, especially rural people with a […]

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Culturally Responsive teaching

Culturally Responsive teaching purpose – Framework that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning – Bring in cultural experiences -Allow students to make connections between what students already know and what is being taught in the lesson – Builds on prior cultural knowledge What does Culturally Responsive teaching accomplish […]

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Folk and Popular Culture

Two types of culture: folk and popular Folk Culture: is traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous groups living in isolated rural areas Popular Culture: is found in large, heterogeneous so-cieties that share certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics What does each cultural element have? a distinctive origin, diffusion, and distribution. Regional difference for […]

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Culture & Deviance, Social Control

Culture is the totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material objects, and behavior. It includes the ideas, values and artifacts of groups of people. Society a fair large number of people that live in the same territory, are relatively independent of people outside their area, and participate in a common culture. Diffusion refer to […]

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Cross Cultural Term: ch 8

affect feelings, or subjective experience appraisal the process by which people evaluate the events, situations, or occurrences that lead to their having emotions. basic emotions a small set of emotions, or family of emotions, that are considered to be universal to all humans, biologically based and genetically coded and evolutionary based. humans come into the […]

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Chapter 4 – Cultures of the World

institution custom or organization with social, educational, or religious purposes cultural diffusion the movement of customs and ideas nuclear family father, mother, and children extended family a family that includes several generations cultural landscape the parts of a people’s environment that they have shaped social structure a pattern of organized relationships among groups of people […]

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Culture and Social Structure Unit 2

Culture knowledge, values, customs, and physical objects that are passed from generation to generation among members of a group society a specific territory inhabited by people who share a common culture instincts innate (unlearned) patterns of behavior reflex automatic reaction to physical stimulus drives impulse to reduce discomfort sociobiology the study of the biological basis […]

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Social and Cultural Capital

Who discovered social and cultural capital? French Theorist Bourdieu- interested in how the elites in France reproduced their power. Cultural Capital collection of cultural styles, skills and knowledge that come from your family background. Economic force that influences your position in society. 3 Kinds. 1) Embodied State Things that you have incorporated into yourself, you […]

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Multicultural Aspect- Final Review

Conversations are highly structured, with people typically taking turns at talking in a smooth and highly organized sequence. Which nonverbal code could you use to maintain the back-and-forth sequencing of a conversation? A) expressing emotions B) managing impressions C) regulating interactions D) conveying relationship messages C) regulating interactions Page Ref: 186 If you were particularly […]

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Culture and Film Quizzes 6-10

According to Kottak (Ch. 5),______ is a characteristic of most foraging societies. Egalitarianism According to Kottak (Ch. 5), means of production include land, labor, and technology According to Kottak (Ch. 5), when an individual gives something to someone else but expects nothing in return, this is an example: Generalized Reciprocity According to Kottak (Ch. 6), […]

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Intercultural Comm. EXAM 4

According to Bantz, when working in multicultural and international groups, increased attention and efforts to the following area(s) is most useful. All of the above. Which statement about the business context is TRUE? Cultures differ in the preferred flow of business negotiations. In the Educational context, cultural differences may lead to dissimilarities in the expectations […]

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Multicultural Final

Conversations are highly structured, with people typically taking turns at talking in a smooth and highly organized sequence. Which nonverbal code could you use to maintain the back-and-forth sequencing of a conversation? Regulating interactions If you were particularly attracted to or distracted by a person’s piercing during a conversation, you are focusing on which of […]

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Sport in World Culture Final Review

Research on media audiences shows that a. men and women who live together often watch sports together. b. \”football widows\” are more common than many people believe. c. watching television sports is the primary leisure activity of U.S. adults. d. watching sports is disruptive for most married couples. Answer A Most media coverage of sports […]

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Culture and the Social Construction of Reality

What is culture? Helps us connect, comes from nature and cultivation Derivation: -Agriculture -Refinement -Symbolic expression (realm of ideas, belief) 2 Definitions= Symbolic Definition Conflict Definition Symbolic Definition Systems of shared meaning Conflict definition ..The patterns of ideas, values, and beliefs common to a particular group of people What is Popular Culture? 1. Well liked […]

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The Cultural Landscape Ch. 4

custom The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act. folk culture Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups. habit A repetitive act performed by a particular individual. popular culture Culture found in a […]

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Unit 1: Culture and Social Structure

sociology study of human behavior from a group perspective social interaction human’s ability to relate & influence other people/groups social phenomena the observable fact/ events we study to better understand human behavior sociological perspective looking beyond commonly held beliefs to find deeper meaning (allows us to see all human behaviors) sociological imagination connection between oneself […]

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MultiCultural Studies

Principle of the Third Generation Interest Ethnic interest and awareness increase in the third-generation, among the grandchildren of immigrants Symbolic Ethnicity An ethnic identity that emphasizes concerns such as ethnic food or political issues rather than deeper ties to one’s ethnic heritage. Largest Ancestral Group of European Americans Germans Respectable Bigotry social acceptance of prejudice […]

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