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  • END OF 9 WEEKS RETESTS Chapter 4
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  • Folk Culture vs Popular Culture Folk culture: what is it? Popular culture: what is it?
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  • Folk culture: more likely to vary place to place at a given time Popular culture: more likely to vary time to time at a given place
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  • Two Types of Culture Daily necessities Leisure activities
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  • Hearths Hearths of folk culture: often unknown, anonymous, unidentifiable Hearths of popular culture: often from developed countries, identifiable sources Examples: blue jeans (Levis), movies (Hollywood)
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  • Diffusion Folk culture: slow diffusion; usually occurs via migration (relocation diffusion) Why? Popular culture: quick diffusion Example: clothing (runway in Milan to factory in Asia to clothing store in North America)
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  • Diffusion How does it occur? Electronic media (specifically, TV) Does everyone have a TV? How does this affect people without electronic media access? Pattern of TV, Internet, social media
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  • External and Internal Threats to Folk Culture External: receiving content from a few developed countries that could contradict folk culture ideas and preferences Internal: people inside the countries creating their own content, which weakens government monopolies on information
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  • Sustainable Folk Culture? Threatened in the face of popular culture
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  • Sustainable Popular Culture? Pollution of the landscape (includes uniformity) Depletion of scarce natural resources
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  • http://www.festival.si.edu/video/2010/
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