C4 - Culture and Globalization Culture is a Combination of...

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Unformatted text preview: Culture and Globalization Culture is a Combination of Three Things: Values/paradigms Material artifacts Culture is what people care about and take care of Institutions Material and Nonmaterial Culture Material Culture The things a group of people construct, such as art, houses, clothing, sports, dance, and food. Nonmaterial Culture The beliefs, practices, aesthetics, and values of a group of people. Examples-religion, language, traditions & customs Impact of the Globalization of Popular Culture Threats to folk culture Loss of traditional values An Apache girl nears the end of her Sunrise Ceremony which is a coming of age ceremony for young girls reaching puberty. The sacred pollen on her face invests her with healing powers. A good example of a cultural trait. Festival in Tarabuco, Bolivia. The revelers wear wool hats that mimic the steel helmets that were worn by the Spanish conquistadors of the 16th century. Impact of the Globalization of Popular Culture Threats to folk culture Loss of traditional values Foreign media dominance Substituting New for Old...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course GEOG 140 taught by Professor Tom during the Spring '10 term at UNL.

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