revitalization movement

(noun) An organized attempt by a group to build a culture or society more attuned to their beliefs, values, or traditional way of life typically, in response to rapid change in a culture or society.

Example: Ghost Dance and cargo cults.

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Works Consulted

Scott, John, and Gordon Marshall. 2005. A Dictionary of Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tischler, Henry L. 2011. Introduction to Sociology. 10th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

 

How to Cite the Definition of Revitalization Movement

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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