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Synonyms for culture

the total product of human creativity and intellect

enlightenment and excellent taste resulting from intellectual development

to prepare (soil) for the planting and raising of crops

Synonyms for culture

the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

all the knowledge and values shared by a society

(biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

a highly developed state of perfection

the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

grow in a special preparation

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Therefore, there is a need to empirically investigate the connection between the cultural codes and the legal codes.
By putting the grotesque transgressive body of Macbeth into the gloomy landscape, the film thus represents an intermedial form signifying cultural codes in social context (on "silence and sound" in Throne of Blood see, e.
However, when such a clash arises, domesticating translation resorts to "dynamic" or "functional equivalence" to avoid disrupting cultural codes and tries to "produce in receptors the capacity for a response very close to what the original readers experienced" (Nida, 1993, p.
What Giddens terms 'structure', then, is actually, what structuralist and others have seen as the cultural codes of social life.
Australia) present 13 ethnographic papers that explore the moral, sociological, psychological, and cultural dimensions of the AIDS pandemic in the region, particularly focusing on issues pertinent to fine tuning prevention and intervention strategies relevant to different sub-populations, preexisting cultural codes, and changing cultural meanings and experiences of sexuality.
Accordingly, Gates argues that, in the act of creating a literary tradition, black writers read and revise one another as well as replicate the same cultural codes from a shared symbolic geography (124).
Her size makes her physically dominant and uninhibited by Russian cultural codes of submissive femininity.
Reading a recent Australian teacher-student sex scandal, and assumptions about adolescent gendered subjectivity animating much of the social debate surrounding the case, I argue not that cultural codes of representations are "external" of equivalent to subjectivity, but rather that they are inextricable from, and expressive of, aspects of subjectivity.
Of course, people are not aware of acting out on these unconscious cultural codes.
Bial argues convincingly that whether a critic "reads" Fiddler as a story about the universal human condition or as a uniquely Jewish tale depends greatly on that individual's own personal familiarity with the cultural codes of Jewishness.
MAKING love out of doors can be fun but you could end up in trouble with the law abroad where they have different cultural codes.
The book's editor, Silvia Schroer, who emphasizes the point that pictures have a right to be seen as a language in which cultural codes are conveyed, presents the introductory contribution.
Reyes places these works within the context of specific cultural codes of humour, both as established in the parody of the literary canon and as expressed in the social conventions of Puerto Rican society.
For the last thirty years, Rapaille, a cultural anthropologist, has helped international companies learn and understand these cultural codes by examining how consumers really feel about products.
If the inability to define the singularity of the "who" marks the limit of philosophical discourse, the transformation, hence erasure, of the "who" into the "what," for Louis Althusser defines the linguistic cultural codes through which the various ideological discourses interpellate social subjects: "Ideology 'acts' or 'functions' in such a way that it 'recruits' subjects among the individuals (it recruits them all), or 'transforms' the individuals into subjects (it transforms them all)" (174).
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