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acculturation       294896457

Scope note
Phenomena which result when groups of individuals of different cultures come into continuous contact, with subsequent changes in the original cultural patterns of either or both groups.

Used for
cultural assimilation
cultural integration
detribalization

Related terms
cultural change
cultural pluralism
culture contact
race relations
social integration

Subject category
05.05 CULTURE

Indexing history
For publications indexed before 2006, see also culture contact.



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