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Definition of the noun acculturation
What does acculturation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acculturations
- the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of acculturation: enculturation / socialisation / socialization
- more generic term: social control = control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
- more specific terms:
- all the knowledge and values shared by a society
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonym of acculturation: culture
- more generic terms: cognitive content / content / mental object = the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
- more specific word: meme = a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means
- the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
Alternative definition of the noun acculturation
- A process by which the culture of an isolated society changes on contact with a different one
- A process by which a person acquires the culture of the society that he/she inhabits
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by Judith Dwyer
Acculturation is the process of cultural adjustment and adaptation people experience as they move from one culture to another.
A Social Work Problem-Solving Approach by Delia J González Sanders, PhD LCSW, Richard H Fortinsky, PhD
“acculturation is a multidimensional construct that describes phenomena resulting from continuous contact between groups...
by Jennifer E. Lansford, Kirby D. Deater-Deckard, Marc H. Bornstein
Berry Acculturation is a process of cultural and psychological change in cultural groups, families, and individuals following intercultural contact. The processes and outcomes are highly variable, with large-group, generational, and ...
by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu
A Acculturation Acculturation is the process an individual needs to.
by Urmila Sharma, S.K. Sharma
In the words of Almond, "What is useful in these concepts of multifunctionalist cultural dualism, and political acculturation is that they set aside once and for all the geographic, cultural and analytical polarisations which have plagued our efforts ...
Pragmatism, Whitehead, and the Canon by George Allan
Acculturation is a recurrent phase of learning, not merely an initial phase to be succeeded by other phases, as though having climbed its ladder to a new level we can then discard the ladder. What we are able to appreciate alters as our ...
One Out of Three (2013)
Immigrant New York in the 21st Century by Nancy Foner
Acculturation is the process in which newcomers ...
A Paradigm For Alliance Success by Andrew Humphries, Richard Gibbs
Acculturation is the exchange of cultural features that results The Right Culture for ...
by Linda L. Lowry
acculturation is educational acculturation, which, as the name suggests, takes place in educational settings. It is connected to learning new norms that are indispensable in acquiring knowledge. For example, learning how to enter a classroom ...
by Robert H. Winthrop
Acculturation describes the process of cultural transformation resulting from the contact of societies. Generally, though not exclusively, this occurs under conditions of significant inequality in the scale, power, or technological complexity of the ...
A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger
Acculturation and adaptation are now reasonably well understood, permitting the development of policies and programs to promote ...
by Neil J. Salkind
Acculturation is a complex process that includes those phenomena that result when groups of individuals having different cultures come into continuous firsthand contact, with subsequent changes in the original cultural patterns of either or ...
by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead
Acculturation is commonly understood as a process of change that results from prolonged cultural contact. The anthropologists Redfield, Linton, and Herskovits ( 1936) defined acculturation as ''those phenomena which result ...
by Guido Bolaffi
acculturation; Ger. Akkulturation) Deriving from the word ' culture', the term 'acculturation' indicates the processes of transformation and ADAPTATION which take place within cultures when two or more groups - each of ...
by Gerald Rudolph Pitzl
Acculturation The concept of accessibility in geographical studies has traditionally dealt with determining the efficiency of transportation and communication systems. In recent years, accessibility has also been applied in the social realm.
by Teresa L. Thompson
This view, however, doesnotfit theresearch findings, andcurrent acculturationtheories view acculturation asamultilineal and multidirectional process that involves changes in various domains, including language, media preferences, and ...
by Abiola Irele
Acculturation The acculturation model of ...
Encyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008)
by Sarah Boslaugh
Acculturation is the process of individual or group adjustment to a new culture. As a result of continuous contact with a...
by Hugo F. Reading
acculturation l. process of communicating the culture to a child. 2. conditioning a member of an out-group for incorporation into ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1L1T1U1R1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 13-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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