enculturation


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enculturation

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

the process by which a person adapts to and assimilates the culture in which he lives.
See also: Society
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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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His topics are the debate on the relative priority of Torah and the Prophets, Torah as covenantal instruction, scribal enculturation and embodied Torah, instructions on divorce and remarriage, Sabbath instruction, manumission instructions, instructions on fasting, and pastiches of Torah.
Citing the Second Vatican Council document on the sacred liturgy and Francis' apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, the document highlighted "the enculturation of the liturgy among the indigenous peoples," adding that cultural diversity poses no threat "to the unity of the church but rather expresses its genuine Catholicity by showing the 'the beauty of her varied face.'"
Citing the Second Vatican Council document on the sacred liturgy and Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation 'Evangelii Gaudium,' the document highlighted 'the enculturation of the liturgy among the indigenous peoples,' adding that cultural diversity poses no threat 'to the unity of the church but rather expresses its genuine Catholicity by showing the 'the beauty of her varied face.''
Ces tensions sont liees a l'influence de la culture actuelle (implicitement presente dans les affordances du logiciel), ce qu'on appelle << enculturation >> et a l'imagination de l'enfant qui peut, dans certains cas, le mener a une liberation plus articulee de sa pensee creative (Archambault, Venet, 2007) et eventuellement, a une rupture avec la culture actuelle (ce qui est << culturellement plausible >> ou ce qui est admis comme vraisemblable dans une culture donnee).
Past researchers often studied acculturation or enculturation separately (unilinear model) or use them both (bilinear model) when comparing relationships with other variables.
But, as the years went by, there was growing tolerance, in part because of Vatican II and the concept of enculturation, which recognized the importance of local cultures.
This program was further enriched by including didactic interactions, enculturation to the work environment, and Gemba walks.
What if the important thing is enculturation, helping students to become whatever they are learning?
Beginning with a description of the diverse Latino Protestant community and a summary of his own historiographical approach, Professor Martinez then examines six major periods in the history of American Latino Protestantism, paying special attention to key social, political, and religious issues (including immigration policies, migration patterns, enculturation and assimilation, and others) that framed its development and diversification during each period.
Her poster, "Evidence-Based Practice Enculturation via Facilitative Interventions for Nurse Leaders," was based upon her doctoral work.
They include the place of sexuality for young women of the current generation, the institution of marriage and the changing roles of women in it, how migration and or immigrants affect women and the new roles they play as immigrants that many times force enculturation.

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