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americanisation

(1) A commonly used term for the shift in popular culture, technology, business practices or politics, which is influenced by the American “style”.
(2) A popular term for the transition of a social healthcare model to American-type managed care model, with requirements for preauthorisation.
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Kellor's involvement with the Americanization movement began in 1912 when, for the first time, it was made a national issue by the Progressive Party presidential campaign of Theodore Roosevelt.
For readers unfamiliar with that list of names, the second half of The Americanization of Narcissism may prove challenging.
Illinois was a late comer to governmental Americanization programs in part because Chicago's progressive reformers had already established a range of relevant programs through social settlements and the Immigrants Protective League (1908).
Mirel extends the story beyond the period of mass immigration into the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, when a new form of Americanization education emerged in the intercultural education movement.
For many of us, Americanization has been a historical movement that started during the first three decades of the twentieth century after western and northern European immigrants came to the United States and became Americans.
In 1976, Jick published the volume that established his reputation in the field of American Jewish history, The Americanization of the Synagogue, 1820-1870.
When Americanization comes--as seems inevitable--it will have a long climb.
Benitez, whose long, stunning body pays tribute to the Americanization of Spanish dance, says she believes that personal expression speaks through an attack of the feet and a flowering of the hands in conversation with one's partner.
So, ironically, the present French economic slowdown is therefore the joint outcome of two contradictory forces: on one side, the trends towards an Americanization of the economy, on the other side the pressures of public opinion that still insists that the state should be the global insurer against any risk.
Biblical preaching in Babel is difficult not only because of the secularization of America but because of the Americanization of Christianity.
The Americanization of Kahlo, who openly expressed her distaste for her northern neighbors and was staunchly aligned with Communist revolutionaries, was cited by some market insiders as the sign of a continuing trend of filmmakers to color their art in tastes palpable to the dominant U.