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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.
Reflections of Nine Participants Regarding Their Experiences of Being African American and Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication Across Their Lifespan at Home, School, Vocation, and Community (2005)
Bicultural acculturation means that the individual adapted to the new culture while retaining strong ties with original culture. Acculturated acculturation means that the individual adapted to the new culture yet lost portions of the original culture.
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...
Toward a New Direction for African Ecclesiology by Donatus Oluwa Chukwu
While acculturation is a cultural anthropological concept denoting the interaction of two cultures and the changes that result,14 inculturation, as we...
Research and Innovations by A. Zainal, S.M. Radzi, R. Hashim, C.T. Chik, R. Abu
While acculturation is a process of learning the practices and customs of a new culture, assimilation is the merging of cultural traits from previously distinct cultural groups which does not involve a biological incorporation (Berry, 1980).
Evidence and Directions by Virginia M. Brennan, Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ruth Enid Zambrana
as dietaryacculturation.19 Predominantly, dietary acculturation refers to aprocess throughwhich immigrants mayretain traditionalfoods, adoptnewones, and/or eliminatetraditional foods. Dietary acculturation is a complex, multidimensional, ...
but acculturation is an important construct to take into consideration. Acculturation is the exchange that takes place when individuals of two different cultures interact and have continuous contact. The changes that are observed take place ...
by Anne Cronin, Mary Beth Mandich
Acculturation is the process of outsiders getting used to the way people are within a particular community, while...
Perfectionism and Family Expectations in Asian Indians: How These Variables Relate to Acculturation and Mental Health (2008)
Acculturation is the way in which an individual is able to incorporate the values from the host culture (culture of contact)...
Acculturation is a key issue for immigrants because they are in contact with another culture that has discrepant beliefs, ...
by Illinois State University Nweze Nnakwe, Nweze Nnakwe
Dietary Acculturation Acculturation is a process by which a cultural group adapts or learns the cultural norms of another...
Empathy: A Proposed Moderator to the Relationship Between Machiavellianism and Social Aggression in Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Children (2008)
Acculturation Acculturation is a term used in the literature to describe the process of change that ...
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 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 R. 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.
Encyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)
ing acculturation are sometimes negative and often disruptive in character. However, for most accultu- rating individuals, after a period of time, some long- term positive adaptation to the new cultural context usually takes place. In part ...
by Celia B Fisher, Richard M. Lerner
maladaptive biculturalism has been called “marginality” or “deculturation,” and successful, adaptive biculturalism has been called “double loyalty,” “democratic acculturation,” “interactionism,” or “integration.” The four most prominent social ...
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 ...
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 ...
A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger
FIGURE 2 Four acculturation strategies based on two issues in ethnocultural groups and the larger society. Gregory J. Cizek University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North. Issue 1: Maintenance of culture and identity Issue 2: Relationships ...
Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: An Encyclopedia of Their Experience [2 volumes] (2014)
by Anna Ochoa O'Leary
Structural acculturation depends on where a person acculturates in a particular context such as in a Mexican barrio or a white suburban neighborhood. It is important to examine acculturation because it shows how, for example, immigrants ...
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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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