cultural lag


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cultural lag

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culture lag

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(Sociology) the difference in the rate of change between two parts of a culture
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There is a cultural lag in economic policy, particularly when it comes to inflation.
Keywords: Colonialism Cultural lag Curriculum Politics Social Change Western
Institutionally, we've gone from nought to 60 in a very short period but I think there is a cultural lag.
Despite the significant racial progress our society has made since Till's childhood, from the civil rights movement to the reelection of President Obama, the pervasive association of black people with the ghetto, and therefore with a certain social station, betrays a persistent cultural lag.
13) On the other hand, urban farming is considered a cultural practice and this perspective is typified by the cultural lag model.
As the cultural lag, or decalage, between you and your friend piles up, you wonder if your experience of the film's humor would be any different with a Trobriand Islander.
Crabb and Bielawski speculated that the representation of male characters as the typical users of production artifacts outside the home may be due to a cultural lag (Ogburn, 1964), and that as society gained more experience with women working outside the home with production tools, this lag would diminish or disappear.
We have this illusion of making swift progress while bypassing classics and social sciences, which is wrong as it promotes a policy of cultural lag.
How does cultural lag relate to the corrections field?
They are: cultural lag, the risk aversion of politicians, and the rightward movement of the Republican Party.
Aiming to describe the collective Iraqi psyche, the text settles on three major themes: the conflict between nomadism and urbanism and the maintenance of nomadic values in both rural and urban settings; cultural lag between prior customs, values, traditions, and group loyalties and those that accompany modernity; and the "double character" of Iraqi society caught between contradictory value systems.
The key to overcoming the cultural lag and resistance to such efforts is persistence.
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