Unformatted text preview: traditional culture and
customs, they may also turn
away from a society’s
The ways of living and
behaving that work in
popular culture may not
work so well in other
On the other hand –
traditional ways of living are
not necessarily ideal either! There are five basic
kinds of threats to folk
Loss of traditional
“Placelessness” Sources: http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,39354,00.html;
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/769635.stm 7 43 44 Threats to Folk Culture:
Loss of Traditional Values
Attitudes Changes in the role of women
In many cultures it is traditional for women to be
subservient to men (this was true here until quite recently).
In some cases, awareness of popular culture has meant that
women can seek advancement, education, new roles.
On the other hand, contact with popular culture almost
always results in increased rates of pr...
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