Communication & Culture

Flash cards about the culture section within an AS communication and culture exam. I do not claim to be an expert, and some of these are not the proper definition, just from my notes to help me remember them :) 

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Who said this quote, ''High Culture is the best that is said and thought, in the world''
Mathew Arnold
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What effect is High culture supposedly meant to have on people?
A civilizing effect, preventing immorality, selfishness and disobedience. This is why it is included in the national curriculum.
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What is High Culture?
It is the 'Arts' or activities that are considered to be posh. E.g Shakespeare, ballet, classical music and taking part in polo as a sport.
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Who said this quote about Populuar culture, ''Culture is ordinary'' ''It is the culture of the people''?
Raymond Williams
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What is Popular culture
It is our everyday culture, the things that the masses are into, like popular television programmes, radio, gaming and magazines. Also associated with the arts but with more pop music and street dance and film instead of theatre.
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What is the definition for Culture?
A particular way of life which expresses meanings and values
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What is Blulmer and Katz theory about Popular culture and an 'Active Audience'
That audiences of popular culture react to it, shown through the way they use it; A form of escapism, helps develop their personal relationships, helps give them a sense of identity and survellience
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How are the barriers between High and Popular culture being changed?
Newspaper article (the sun) gave readers opportunity to go to the opera, Classical music being used in film and tv, Classical art used as notelets, place mats and tea towels etc, Tv programmes celebrating the entertainment value of High culture.
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What is a cultural practice?
The things people do in everyday life, such as greeting each other.
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What is a cultural product?
The objects or things we encounter in everyday life.
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What ways do sub-cultural groups express their attitudes and values?
Clothing, Hairstyle, tattooing, peircings, language, Makeup and adornment.
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What effect is High culture supposedly meant to have on people?

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A civilizing effect, preventing immorality, selfishness and disobedience. This is why it is included in the national curriculum.

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What is High Culture?

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Who said this quote about Populuar culture, ''Culture is ordinary'' ''It is the culture of the people''?

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What is Popular culture

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