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Definition of Folkways

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customs and ways of living which developed naturally within people groups (Sociology)
custom or practice or way of life which members of a group share as part of their common culture
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Folkways can refer to:
  • Folkways (sociology), in sociology, are norms for routine or casual interaction
  • Folkways Records, a record label founded by Moe Asch in 1948
    • Verve Folkways, an offshoot of Folkways Records formed in 1964
    • Smithsonian Folkways, the record label of the Smithsonian Institution, which incorporated Folkways Records in 1987
      • , a 1989 album produced by Smithsonian Folkways documenting the origins of Folkways Records
      • , a 2005 expanded version of the 1989 album
  • , a 1988 album produced by CBS paying tribute to American musicians Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly

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