cultural assimilation


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cultural assimilation — is a socio political response to demographic multi ethnicity that supports or promotes the assimilation of ethnic minorities into the dominant culture. The term assimilation is often used with regard to immigrants and various ethnic groups who… …   Wikipedia

  • ASSIMILATION — ASSIMILATION. In general the sociocultural process in which the sense and consciousness of association with one national and cultural group changes to identification with another such group, so that the merged individual or group may partially or …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Assimilation — (from Latin assimilatio ; to render similar ) may refer to more than one article: *Assimilation (linguistics), a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound *Cultural assimilation, the process whereby a minority group …   Wikipedia

  • Assimilation (Soziologie) — Assimilation (auch Assimilierung) bezeichnet in der Soziologie die Verschmelzung verschiedener gesellschaftlicher Gruppen miteinander, wobei eine Unterscheidung von individueller Assimilation und der Assimilation von Gruppen für das Verständnis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cultural leveling — is the process by which different cultures approach each other as a result of travel and communication.[1] Cultural leveling within the United States has been driven by mass market media such as radio and television broadcasting and nationwide… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural geography — is a sub field within human geography. Cultural geography is the study of cultural products and norms and their variations across and relations to spaces and places. It focuses on describing and analyzing the ways language, religion, economy,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural dissonance — (education, sociology, anthropology and cultural studies) is an uncomfortable sense of discord, disharmony, confusion, or conflict experienced by people in the midst of change in their cultural environment. The changes are often unexpected,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural identity — can be expressed through external attributes Cultural identity is the identity of a group or culture, or of an individual as far as one is influenced by one s belonging to a group or culture. Cultural identity is similar to and has overlaps with …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural appropriation — Non Japanese person learns Japanese martial art Cultural appropriation is the adoption of some specific elements of one culture by a different cultural group. It describes acculturation or assimilation, but can imply a negative view towards… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural jet lag — Contents 1 Origin and definition 2 Who is affected by cultural jet lag? 3 Symptoms and characteristics 4 Particularity of CJL vs. other common …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.