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Hg 6e ch_05_lecture

  1. 1. Chapter 5 Lecture Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context Sixth EditionCultural GeographiesWendy A. MitteagerState University of New York, Oneonta
  2. 2. Key Concepts • Cultural Geography • Cultural Complexes • Cultural Regions • Cultural Systems • Diaspora • Cultural Hearths • Identity • Americanization Figure 5.1 Maori men with traditional tattoos© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  3. 3. Culture as a Geographical Process • Complex concept • Cultural geography • Shared set of – Space, place, and meanings landscape – Ongoing process • Globalization impacts culture • Folk culture • Popular culture Figure 5.2 Road accident memorial© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  4. 4. The Culture of Hip-Hop Figure 5.A Sources and diffusion of U.S. rap Figure 5.B Internationally successful rapper, Nicki Minaj© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  5. 5. Cultural Complexes • Carl Sauer • Cultural landscape • Historical geography • Genre de vie • Cultural traits • Rites of passage • Cultural region Figure 5.3 Cultural landscape in Kenya© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  6. 6. Cultural Complexes, (contd) Figure 5.4 Sauers cultural landscape, summarized© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  7. 7. Cultural Complexes, (contd) Figure 5.8 A coming-of-age ceremony Figure 5.6 A cultural trait of mature in South Korea is a rite of passage Tuareg men in Niger based on age Apply your knowledge: Identify traits characteristic of your cultural group© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  8. 8. Cultural Complexes, (contd) Figure 5.9 Cultural regions based on religion in the U.S.© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  9. 9. Cultural Systems Figure 5.11 The worlds four major religions: origins and diaspora Figure 5.13 The spread of Christianity© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  10. 10. Cultural Systems, (contd) Figure 5.10 World distribution of major religions© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  11. 11. Cultural Systems, (contd) • Religious groups • Religion and globalization Figure 5.15 Tibetan monks protest in Nepal Figure 5.16 Megachurch in Illinois© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  12. 12. Cultural Systems, (contd) • Language • Kinship • Dialects • Tribe • Language family, • Cultural nationalism branch, and group • Islamism • Cultural hearth Apply your knowledge: Identify different dialects of American English. On a map identify, where these dialects are spoken and consider these regions in terms of culture and power. Do certain dialects have different cultural power?© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  13. 13. Cultural Systems, (contd) Figure 5.17 World distribution of major languages© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  14. 14. Cultural Systems, (contd) Figure 5.18 Indias linguistic landscape is complex with hundreds of distinct languages in use© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  15. 15. Cultural Systems, (contd) [Insert Figure 5.22] Just include the 2003 map Figure 5.22 World distribution of TV sets© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  16. 16. Cultural Systems, (contd) Figure 5.23 The broad reach of Muslim cultural, colonial, and trade activities.© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  17. 17. Culture and Identity • Sexuality • Ethnicity • Race and Racialization • Gender • Hybridity Figure 5.24 Gay pride parade in Brazil Apply your knowledge: Investigate ethnicity and territory by mapping out your citys places of worship. What does the distribution tell you about the local ethnic geography?© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  18. 18. Culture and Identity, (contd) Figure 5.C Islamic veiling fashion is highly variable© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  19. 19. Culture and Identity, (contd) Figure 5.26 Chinatown, San Francisco: Figure 5.27 Indian women in the informal voluntarily chosen by immigrants or a sector place of exclusion and racism? Apply your knowledge: What are the gender constructions in your culture? What are gender constructions in other cultures?© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  20. 20. Emergent Cultural Geographies • Actor-network theory (ANT) • Non-representational theory (NRT) – Ben Anderson • Materialism Figure 5.28 Family watching TV in China© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  21. 21. Globalization and Cultural Change • Americanization • A global culture? • World music • Global film industry Figure 5.30 Nollywood film industry centered in Nigeria Apply your knowledge: What films are available in your local video store (or the web) from Indian or Nigerian production companies? How do the issues in the films reflect culture?© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  22. 22. Geographies of Protest and Care Figure 5.D The 2011 Wisconsin Protests© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  23. 23. Future Geographies Figure 5.31 UNESCO world heritage sites: 936 properties considered to have outstanding universal value© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.
  24. 24. End of Chapter 5© 2013 Pearson Education, Inc.

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