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cultural imperialism

Definition of Cultural Imperialism

(noun) When a dominant culture is forced upon other cultures making them invisible.

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  • Plural: cultural imperialisms

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Cite the Definition of Cultural Imperialism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural imperialism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-imperialism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

cultural imperialism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-imperialism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural imperialism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-imperialism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cultural imperialism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-imperialism/>.