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- Plural: cultural transmissions
- A cultural object is called a meme, such as belief in a deity, the hula hoop, or a video game. Meme was coined by Richard Dawkins (born 1941) in The Selfish Gene (1976).
- Also called cultural transmission theory.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural transmission.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 18, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
cultural transmission. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural transmission.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“cultural transmission.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 18 Jul. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-transmission/>.