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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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La culture etant un reseau de significations, un systeme interrelie de signes (Geertz, 1973) qui resistent au temps (Jovchelovitch, 2007), l'enculturation musicale serait donc un processus qui comprend le developpement de la perception des structures sonores du systeme musical qui appartient a la culture, la comprehension des normes esthetiques et expressives, et l'apprentissage des usages pragmatiques de la musique dans differentes situations (Trainor et al., 2012).
Given the Hmong's long history of accumulative war-related traumas, stressors relating to pre-post immigration, and adjustment difficulties, it is assumed that current mental health issues are manifested within acculturation and enculturation behavioral patterns of those currently residing in the U.S or new arrivals.
INFORMATION LITERACY AS ENCULTURATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
There is potential for analogy in these singular works too but I think what is at work is rather a celebration of the object just as itself and viewers are invited to witness the acts of skill and enculturation that have brought it into being.
This narrative has gained importance and strength over the last few years because medical education is now considered a process of moral enculturation, a type of socialization achieved not so much through a structured curriculum as through medical educators which above all also involves the inculcation of distinctive medical morality1.
"Many of the 'skills' that will be needed are more like personality characteristics, like curiosity, or social skills that require enculturation to take hold," wrote Stowe Boyd, managing director of Another Voice, which provides research on the new economy.
Teacher socialization is a complex and complicated subject which deals with the education, learning, practices, professional development and enculturation of teachers, particularly the beginning teachers.
The participants also recommended the increased application of ICTs in teaching and research to ensure enculturation of quality in higher education and bring excellence in innovation and R and D in universities.
It introduces new questions about children's enculturation via media and its entanglement with parental agency using a multi-layered comparison of two different periods' key debates: one about high versus low culture reading material in the nineteen fifties and its successor about politicization of children's media in the late sixties and early seventies.
(24) Enculturation and acculturation were measured using the Vancouver Index (25) and were controlled for in models given that each has been associated with discrimination and substance use.
This is therefore a serious work of enculturation. M.'s position here as in his other works is that the interaction between Christianity and African traditions has to be between equal partners and not between a superior and an inferior tradition.
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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