explicit culture

(noun) Social knowledge that people can perceive and talk about.

Examples:

  1. The words for actions (e.g., singing or dancing), specific people (e.g., father or student), or things (e.g., clothes and computers).
  2. Norms such as how to dress for certain social situations such as graduations or job interviews.

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Works Consulted

Abercrombie, Nicholas, Stephen Hill, and Bryan Turner. 2006. The Penguin Dictionary of Sociology. 5th ed. London: Penguin.

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 5th ed. 2011. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Bruce, Steve, and Steven Yearley. 2006. The SAGE Dictionary of Sociology. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

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Jary, David, and Julia Jary. 2000. Collins Dictionary of Sociology. 3rd ed. Glasgow, Scotland: HarperCollins.

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How to Cite the Definition of Explicit Culture

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “explicit culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-culture/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

explicit culture. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-culture/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “explicit culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-culture/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“explicit culture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/explicit-culture/>.