monoculture

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monoculture

an agricultural system in which a single crop (e.g. wheat) is grown to the exclusion of other crops.
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The threat of global monoculturalism is the idea that powerful individuals, countries, and companies have plans, policies, and actions intended to direct marketing campaigns which are threatening cultural diversity.
I see no reason to involve Mill in this terminological practice or, more generally speaking, in the defense of monoculturalism.
As with some of our other projects, this resulted in increased understanding and, in many cases, a movement toward affirmation of underrepresented students and the beginning of a move away from monoculturalism (Nieto & Bode, 2012).
I ask this huge question because I'm aware that Derrida in Monolingualism of the Other writes: "What is identity, this concept of which the transparent identity to itself is always dogmatically presupposed by so many debates on monoculturalism or multiculturalism, nationality, citizenship, and, in general, belonging?
37%) strengthen the idea of Western monoculturalism through frequent references to successful movies and TV series.
It wants you to nurture the humus that sustains its great variety, not place before it the monochromatic monoculturalism of a political monotheism.
In an approach reminiscent of Edward Said's Orientalism (1994), I assumed that English Canada's (self-)representation of an open, tolerant multicultural national identity depended, in part, on projecting ethic closed-mindedness, backwardness, monoculturalism upon Quebecois nationalism.
Some perceive these interventions as overcoming homogenized, corporatized landscapes and consumer-oriented monoculturalism (Zukin, 2009).
Around the turn of the 20th century, Western dominance in Asia had become so prevalent that Sinocentric worldviews were no longer a viable option, and during the subsequent decades, China's educated circles grew convinced that monoculturalism was no longer an option.
Max Nordau, Emile Zola), but they had not usually been taken as requiring eugenic measures; instead, it was the fear of inbreeding and monoculturalism that had to be corrected by the infusion of new, diverse blood and ideas.
Sue argues that ethnocentric monoculturalism defines a reality that puts white European American males at an advantage (American Psychologist 2004;59:761-9).
And I owe it to my German mother and all her openness and far-reaching tolerance that I was able to free myself early from any denominationalism or monoculturalism.