FIU Chapter Two
Folk culture is a term most likely to be associated with
A) highly industrialized.
B) rural dwellers.
E) all of the above.
2. A folk culture is likely to be
B) homogeneous in custom.
C) steeped in
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Shaping the Human Mosaic: pages 65- 66
Demographic Characteristics = important for world population
Geodemography/ population geography= spatial & ecological aspects of
The original inhabitants of a territory, distinct from the dominant national
culture = native group. They are tribal people whose social, cultural, and
economic conditions form their national society.
Indigenous Culture: native
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Mobility: page 10-13
Are their patterns of people, ideas, practices, and technologies?
o Diffusion: movement of ppl, ideas, or things from one location to areas where
they normally wouldnt be found. Might= tr
Geography of Race and Ethnicity
United States = nation of immigration
o Ex. National Czech Festival/Greek Festival = Cultural
o Nebraska = magnet for immigration/1990s mostly non-Europeans
Political Geo- is about power, an ever-changing map revealing the
struggle over borders, space, and authority. (Gearid O Tualthail)
o Voting patterns/ International Boundaries/ human political be