Communication and Culture Definitions (Comm 1)

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Pop/ Mass/ Low culture
culture for the masses
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High/ Elite/ Learned Culture
culture which appeals to higher classes.
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The Canon
a list of established classical artists and works of art which define high culture
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Folk Culture
Traditional culture, passed on through the generations via the bardic function
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Bardic Function
The ancient tradition of story telling
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Ephemeral
here today gone tomorrow, no lasting value, disposable
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Dumbing Down
making entertainment simple for the masses with no cultural capital
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Cognitive Ability
memory skills. stephen johnson mentions it in "everything bad is good for you"
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Socialisation
the process through which we become an active member of society
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7 Agents of Socialisation
Language, Religion, Education, Friends, Work, Media, Family
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Ideology
ideas beliefs and values shared by a society or group of people
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Dominant Ideology
Ideas, beliefs and values shared by th majority of a society or culture
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Cultural Capital
the education or knowledge required to fully understand and apriciate high culture.
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Sub Culture
a culture within a culture- generally associated with youth cultures
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Sub Cultural Capital
the education or knowledge required to fully understand and be intergrated into a sub culture
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Cultural Practice
things we do which mean something to us, rituals and ceremonies
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cultural product
things that we usethat mean something to us culturally
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Register
the level of formality of language
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Mode of Address
how a text addresses its audience, its tone of voice
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Capitalism
Work hard, Earn more
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Consumerism
Earn more, Spend more
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Materialism
an obbsession with materialistic goods that have very little if any true meaning other than to improve social status.
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Americanisation
american ideal, products and ideologies that are becoming increasingly influential throughout the world
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Globalisation
brands being spread across the world and becoming international
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Intertextuality
when one text makes a refrence to another text (allusion)
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Norms
the social rules that govern appropriate and innapropriate values, beliefs attitudes and behaviourisms
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Cultural Transmission
Culture is passed on to us by other people
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Resocialisation
the process of relearning or learning new values and ideologies
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Post Modernism
the theory that everything is equal, there is no distinct line between high culture and mass culture
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Feminism
gender is very important and women are oppressed and disadvataged
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Post Colonialism
race is very important and white people should be able to rule over the less superior races
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Marxism
Culture being seen as class control- working class people will one day run things instead of upper and middle classes
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Patriarchy
ruled by men
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Dynamic
ever changing and fluxtuating
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Counter Culture
sub cultures which set out to challenge mainstream ideologies. eg/ punks in the 60's
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Industrial Revolution (1780-1830)
the time of massive socail and economical upheaval that caused many of the farm hands to move into cities and work in factories, the birth of the middle class was due to the mass production and the need for unskilled leaders to take charge.
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Identity
who are we, and why are we the way we are, what makes us, us?
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British Culture
cultural products and practices which are very british in tradition.
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Stereotype
a judgement that you make about someone due to their style of clothing, hairstyles or the way they look and act.
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Countertype
a wrong judgement that is made because of someones clothing, hairstyles or the way they look and act.
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culture which appeals to higher classes.

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High/ Elite/ Learned Culture

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a list of established classical artists and works of art which define high culture

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Traditional culture, passed on through the generations via the bardic function

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The ancient tradition of story telling

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AidanFordeBrightFuture

Where are the definitions? I knew most of these but register for example I haven't even been taught by my teacher.. :/

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