(noun) “[A] way of life characterized by a dependency on state benefits” (Wiktionary n.d.).
Audio Pronunciation: (de·pen·den·cy cul·ture)
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- Plural: dependency cultures
- Dean, Hartley, and Peter Taylor-Gooby. 1992. Dependency Culture: The Explosion of a Myth. New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf.
- Robertson, James. 1998. Beyond the Dependency Culture: People, Power and Responsibility in the 21st Century. Westport, CT Praeger.
Wiktionary. n.d. “dependency culture.” Retrieved October 18, 2013 (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dependency_culture/).