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enculturation

(CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY) the informal and formal acquisition of cultural norms and practices. As such, the term is almost synonymous with SOCIALIZATION. Its use reflects the centrality of the concept of CULTURE within cultural anthropology See also ACCULTURATION.
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In a vast context, however, it must be recognized that teacher socialization is not merely learning in the limited approach; rather it involves the holistic and continuous professional and social development of the teachers with the aim of effective enculturation in the teaching group (Merton, 1968).
Particularly striking in this regard is a seemingly similar view of childhood as a place where the wrongdoings of society can be set strait through professionally guided enculturation without raising any political or socio-cultural issues.
Enculturation is a central aspect of social identity and cultural adaptation among Asian Americans and arguably the primary process involved in identity development among this ethnic minority group (Weinreich 1999, 2009).
23 Age Gender Education Unemployed Divorced/separated Life course poverty Parental separation Abuse as child Enculturation Acculturation Model 2 Adjusted R2=0.
The result is that Global Film is as much about business as it is about cinema, society, and enculturation.
In addition, Austin is a very young child and his enculturation in the Aboriginal community has developed only over the last 7-8 months.
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.
Sessions on "texts and counter-texts of enculturation in Algerian literautre," "the cultural aspect of translation," translation of idioms, culture transfer on the screen, the use of dialect in Arabic Algerian literature and more.
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.