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What is the difference between Popular Culture and Folk Culture?

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  1. What is the difference between Popular Culture and Folk Culture?

  2. Give an example of popular culture and folk culture.

  3. Whet happens when popular culture comes into contact with a folk culture?

  4. What are some food taboo? What will some people eat and why? What will some people not eat and why?

  5. Fig. 4-6: Annual hog production is influenced by religious taboos against pork consumption in Islam and other religions. The highest production is in China, which is largely Buddhist.

  6. What does the term “Custom” mean?

  7. What does the term “Habit” mean?

  8. What are the different housing styles and where?

  9. Four main New England house types of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries diffused westward as settlers migrated.

  10. US Housing types by region Small towns in different regions of the eastern U.S. have different combinations of five main house types.

  11. US House types 1945 - 1990

  12. Where will you find high and lower consumption of alcohol? Per capita consumption of rum (top) and Canadian whiskey (bottom) show different distributions and histories

  13. How was the spread of the internet and television help spur globalization?

  14. Diffusion of Television Television has diffused widely since the 1950s, but some areas still have low numbers of TVs per population

  15. Distribution of internet hosts The U.S. had two-thirds of the world’s internet hosts in 2002. Diffusion of internet service is likely to follow the pattern of TV diffusion, but the rate of this diffusion may differ.

  16. What is a dowry and where do they practice this tradition?

  17. What does the term “assimilation” mean?

  18. What does the term “sense of place” mean?

  19. What does the term “Indigenous” mean?Give an example

  20. How does our culture threaten other cultures?Give an example.

  21. What is the Taliban and how is their culture and values different than ours?

  22. How many people speak English as their first language?

  23. How many countries have English as their official language? Why?

  24. What is the most spoken language in the world? Where would you find this language predominately spoken?

  25. What is the origin of the English language?

  26. What are the 3 major differences between British and American English?

  27. Explain how the language tree works.

  28. Language Tree Families

  29. What are the languages of the Indo-European Branch?

  30. The Indo-European Language Family • Branches of Indo-European • Germanic branch • Indo-Iranian branch • Balto-Slavic branch • Romance branch • Origin and diffusion of Indo-European • Kurgan and Anatolian theories

  31. Indo-European Language Family

  32. Germanic Branch of Indo-European

  33. Romance Branch of Indo-European

  34. South Asian languages and language families.

  35. What is the most spoken language in the Baltic - Slavic Branch of Indo European?

  36. What percentage of the world speaks what languages?

  37. What is being done to preserve languages? Why?

  38. Preserving language diversity • Hebrew: reviving extinct languages • Celtic: preserving endangered languages • Multilingual states - Belgium, Switzerland • Isolated languages - Basque, Iceland

  39. What does the term “Lingua Franca” mean?

  40. Global dominance of English • English is the worlds lingua franca. Why? • Diffusion to other languages. Why?

  41. What is the most spoken language of the Sino-Tibetan Family?

  42. What is the most spoken language of the Afro-Asiatic family?

  43. What percentage of people in sub-Saharan Africa speak a language from the Niger-Congo family?

  44. Explain the situation in Quebec.

  45. What is the difference between a Universalizing religion and an Ethnic religion?Give examples of religions that describe both categories.

  46. Distribution of Religions • Universalizing religions • Christianity • Islam • Buddhism • Ethnic religions • Hinduism • Other ethnic religions

  47. World distribution of religions

  48. World Population by Religion