Associations to the word «Cultural»


CULTURAL, adjective. Pertaining to culture.
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, noun. (anthropology) One of four commonly recognized fields of anthropology.
CULTURAL ECOLOGY, noun. (geography) A geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relationships.
CULTURAL EVOLUTIONISM, noun. Following of cultural evolution.
CULTURAL IMPERIALISM, noun. The practice of imposing the culture of one country on another, especially if the latter is being invaded by the former
CULTURAL LITERACY, noun. Knowledge of and ability to discuss the history of and major concepts underlying a culture, particularly one's own and those of one's peers.
CULTURAL MARXISM, noun. (Conservatism) (culture) A theory concerning Marxist control over modern progressive politics, mass media and academia.
CULTURAL MARXISM, noun. (Marxism) (academia) Coined in Trent Schroyer's "The Critique of Domination: The Origins and Development of Critical Theory" (1973) and adopted by later academics (Jameson, Kellner) Cultural Marxism is an accusation towards theorist previously considered to have a Marxist philosophy at base who have since been subsumed by the comforts of Capitalist culture, and can thus be perceived as having given up on the concrete struggles of a more authentic version of Marxism. Schroyer specifically makes this accusation of Lukacs, Marcuse and Habermas among others. The term can be seen as having originated in the radical left, and was never widely adopted by mainstream academia.
CULTURAL PATRIMONY, noun. Objects possessing continuing cultural, traditional, or historical importance to the heritage of a group, particularly those considered inalienable by the group as of the time the objects had been separated from the group or from the historical setting of the objects.
CULTURAL REVOLUTION, proper noun. An abbreviation for the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution of the People’s Republic of China
CULTURAL REVOLUTION, proper noun. An abbreviation for Iran's Cultural Revolution of 1980-1987
CULTURAL REVOLUTION, proper noun. Any reform movement in which a national government aims to radically change its country's political, social, economical and cultural values.
CULTURAL STUDIES, noun. A diverse field of study which examines representations of culture through a variety of academic theories.
CULTURAL WEALTH, noun. The collection of arts, architecture, etc. that help to define the culture of a region.

Dictionary definition

CULTURAL, adjective. Of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors; "cultural events"; "a person of broad cultural interests".
CULTURAL, adjective. Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people; "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food".
CULTURAL, adjective. Of or relating to the shared knowledge and values of a society; "cultural roots".
CULTURAL, adjective. Relating to the raising of plants or animals; "a cultural variety".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King