Chapter 13 Key Terms

Chapter 13 Key Terms - postmodernism A style and movement...

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Key terms cultural  imperialism    The rapid spread or advance of one culture at the expense of others, or its imposition on other  cultures, which it modifies, replaces, or destroys usually because of differential economic or  political influence. diaspora    The offspring of an area who have spread to many lands. hegemony    As used by Antonio Gramsci, a stratified social order in which subordinates comply with  domination by internalizing its values and accepting its naturalness. hidden transcript    As used by James Scott, the critique of power by the oppressed that goes on offstage in  private where the power holders can't see it. indigenized    Modified to fit the local culture. postmodern    In its most general sense, describes the blurring and breakdown of established canons (rules,  standards), categories, distinctions, and boundaries.
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Unformatted text preview: postmodernism A style and movement in architecture that succeeded modernism. Compared with modernism, postmodernism is less geometric, less functional, less austere, more playful, and more willing to include elements from diverse times and cultures; postmodern now describes comparable developments in music, literature, and visual art. postmodernity Condition of a world in flux, with people on-the-move, in which established groups, boundaries, identities, contrasts, and standards are reaching out and breaking down. public transcript As used by James Scott, the open, public interactions between dominators and oppressed the outer shell of power relations. Westernization The acculturative influence of Western expansion on other cultures....
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