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An immigrant's learning and adopting the norms and values of the new host culture.
Actual or perceived social isolation that is associated with anxiety or uncertainty.
An immigrant's giving up the original culture identity and moving into full participation in the new culture.
Aversion to being with someone from another culture; the opposite of receptivity.
The cognitive structure of attitudes, beliefs, values, and world view as they collectively influence one's speech and actions.
Ability to fuction in two cultures.
A communication theory dealing with one's ability to accurately perceive another person and to adapt communication appropriately.
Cultual theory indicating a culture's emphasis on group and collectives as an organizating principle to explain cultural behavior.
Uncertainty about communication, usually resulting in withdrawl, shyness, reticence, or high anxiety about communication with another person, in a group, in a meeting, or in a public setting.
A set of form of systematic interactions that takes place on a regular basis.
When innocations are perceived to be too difficult to understand or use, they are said to have high complexity. This condition usually results in lower adoption rates in a culture.
When people exhibit actions and attitudes demostrating their willingness to communicate effectively or adapt to the situation.
Degree of one's orientation outside one's culture, as in how much a person might seek information from other's outside their own culture.
Comparison of cultural phenomena in different cultures.
Often refers to the rate of adaptability or stability of an entire culture.
Factors that make up cultual systems; the specific factors within a cultural system that are parts making the entire culture.
The background of a culture, usually including its origins, territory, and variations in its changes over period of time.
A sense of a person as part of a group or culture that usually implies a variable sense of worth and competence.
Multiculturalism; the notion of many subcultures or microcultures existing together in a larger culture.
The amount of tension and sometimes conflict experienced in a culture when unusual amounts of change are encountered.
Explanations of culture including elements and interrelationships of elements to describe cultural systems.
When difference are encountered between people from diverse cultures, variability is said to be present.
The stress associated with adapting to a new culture or unusual context.
A regional and ethnic variation of a language usually distinguished by pronunciation, vocabulary, and/or grammer.
Conflict between two cognitive elements within a person; that is the internal conflict one feels when two beliefs or perceptions of actions are perceived to be in conflict.
Degree of rigidity; lack of openness in communication because of rigid boundaries of belief or practice and custom in a culture.
Marriage between individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, sometimes called intercultural marriage.
Knowledge learned from the inside, that is, the norms of culture knwon by its members.
In cultural terms, the behaviro demonstrating understanding, openness, and engagement with a person or group from a culture different from one's own.
The cultural practice of marriage inside one's significant social unit, such as one's tribe, clan, village, ethnic group, culture, or nation.
Knowledge learned by an outsider; that is, theoretical information about a culture developed by a researcher not a member of the culture.
In cultural terms, the judgment of standards of behavior that is considered right and moral in the culture.
The cultural attitude that one's culture or group is superior to another person's culuture or group.
The cultural practice of marriage outside of one's significant social unit.
Sense of putting family ahead of individual needs or wants.
A cultural theory dealing with the "needs" expressed by a culture that help explain why that culutre has developed its customs, rules, values, etc
Cultures that emphasize individual blame and personal responsibility for difficulty or failure.
Crime that grows out of a fear of difference and results in hostility towards those who are perceibed as different because of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.