Chapter 4 vocab


The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act

Folk culture

Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups


A repetitive act performed by a particular individual

Popular culture

Culture found a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics


A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom


The contribution of a locations distinctive physical features to the way food tastes