enculturation


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enculturation

(ɛnˌkʌltʃʊˈreɪʃən)
n
(Sociology) another word for socialization
enculturative adj

enculturation

the process by which a person adapts to and assimilates the culture in which he lives.
See also: Society
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enculturation - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
cultivation - socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"
bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing, breeding, raising - helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
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Physician enculturation, socialization and fostering feelings of belonging.
In chapter 7, Katherine Brucher discusses the enculturation of shared musical and social values by band members as a localized symbol of Covoes, Portugal.
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Petrea speaks of enculturation, but whose culture is this really?
Such a framework includes the training and the plasticity of the nervous system with habituation and practice; the question of how "experience gets under the skin"; the role of attention, memory, and perception in the training of the body; the extension of the body through a range of instruments and objects, such as tools, artifacts, and instructional and how-to manuals; and social structures and practices, including apprenticeship, skill-building and enculturation.
By following these guidelines, Jones added, "the onboarding experience can very likely lead to more rapid enculturation, higher engagement levels, and a decreased time to full productivity.
In Iran, electronic banking has been organized with banking mechanized systems accompanied with in-systemic interactions; the present research was conducted to calculate the expanses, the benefits of banking electronic services and providing new strategies for enculturation and development of these services.
Human beings develop culture through the process of learning, enculturation and socialization.
Whereas the Japanese case examines the conversion of two Buddhist priests to Christianity in their search for faith, raising the question of enculturation versus commitment, the chapter on Korea discusses the moral struggle between politics and religion as shown in the life of a Catholic layperson who was a key leader of the independence movement and who assassinated the Japanese resident-general of Korea.
On-boarding and enculturation of all new physician colleagues