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Definition of Cultural Transmission

(noun) The transfer of behavior, beliefs, norms, and values of a society to their culture.

Cultural Transmission Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈkəltʃ(ə)rəl trænzˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkəltʃ(ə)rəl træn(t)sˈmɪʃən/
    • British English
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl trɑːnzˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl tranzˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl transˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rəl trɑːnsˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rl̩ trɑːnzˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rl̩ tranzˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rl̩ transˈmɪʃən/
      • /ˈkʌltʃ(ə)rl̩ trɑːnsˈmɪʃən/
  • Syllabification: (cul·tur·al trans·mis·sion)

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Cite the Definition of Cultural Transmission

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural transmission.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 13, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural transmission.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 13, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cultural transmission.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 13 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/>.