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Synonyms for acculturate

to fit for companionship with others, especially in attitude or manners

Words related to acculturate

assimilate culturally

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Drawing on the work of Eric Lott, Fowler contrasts blackface minstrelsy's "perverse, polarizing formulation of the father figure's acculturating role" with Griffith's assumption of a black identity as he documents it in Black Like Me (1959), arguing that the latter is "both a white racist appropriation of blackness and a productive sharing of racial identities" (112).
Finally, we were interested in using a methodology that would yield an in-depth understanding of the process AIs undergo in acculturating from tribal lands to predominately White postsecondary settings.
Not all of the students felt they were acculturating or wanting to do so.
But particularly for supermarkets, it's crucial to consider this a moving target; as marketers try to segment their appeal, the ethnic groups in their sights are simultaneously acculturating, moving inevitably toward the mainstream.
In the United States, Hispanic teenage pregnancy prevention programs are almost by definition invested in acculturating their clients to the values of individual economic self-sufficiency and gender equality.
Two competing paradigms are developed, which outline the acculturation process and resulting consumption patterns: (1) acculturating individuals who use mass media as a source to internalize societal values will consume more personal products and, contrarily, (2) acculturating individuals "stripped" from their home environment and personal possessions will seek other, nonmaterial, sources of self-identity and societal integration.
H2: Acculturating individuals will differ from individuals in the culture of residence (United States) in their attitudes toward direct marketing
Cafe sociability provided the acculturating arena that contributed to periodic moments of revolutionary activity despite little formal organization.
By accepting only volunteers and providing them with supervisory training, departments recognize the tremendous role field training officers play in acculturating new officers.