Key Terms to use when studying
Urban Stories

Ideology – A person’s or society’s set of beliefs and
values, or overall way...
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Key terms to use when studying world cinema

  1. 1. Key Terms to use when studying Urban Stories Ideology – A person’s or society’s set of beliefs and values, or overall way of looking at the world. Culture – The way in which forms of human activity and interaction are socially transmitted. The way of life of a particular human community living at a specific time and in a particular place. Subculture – Cultures subordinate to the dominant culture. Counter-culture – Cultures that are actively opposed to the dominant culture. Power – The various forms of control some individuals and groups within society have over other individuals and groups. Representation – The variety of ways in which individuals and groups are displayed to audiences within the media and other cultural texts. Les banlieues – Satellite towns – housing estates for the poor away from the middle classes. Urban deprivation – built up areas that are run down Social segregation – The upper and middle classes live separately from the working classes. Fascist and Fascism – Far right groups, racist- often blame unemployment on immigration.

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