cultural universals

(noun) Customs, patterns, and traits that occur in all societies.

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  • Singular form: cultural universal

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How to Cite the Definition of Cultural Universals

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural universals.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-universals/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cultural universals.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-universals/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cultural universals.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cultural-universals/>.