cross-cultural

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cross-cultural

 [kros″kul´cher-al]
pertaining to the identification and analysis of distinct features of human behavior in different cultural, geographic, and social settings; intercultural and transcultural are sometimes substituted for this term.

cross-cultural

Concerning the physiological and social differences and similarities of two or more cultures.
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The passage makes clear the embrace of cross-culturalism and the endeavour to break free from the restrictions of ethnocentrism, including the archetypal tendency to dissolve in the WASP melting pot.
* Did you feel the client/family's perception was influenced by cross-culturalism (in contrast to music therapy services provided by a therapist within the same culture)?
Having emerged in the Social Sciences in the 1930s, cross-culturalism initially referred to comparative studies based on statistical compilations of cultural data.
So we have a series of linked essays devoted to each of these writers in turn, interspersed with considerations of Violet Nicholson, Sarojini Naidu, Rabindranath Tagore, and the work of the Harlem Renaissance, and spread across infusions from Arabia, Afghanistan, India, the Pacific Islands, China, and American nativism (in both its Red and Black forms) in order to understand modernism's 'cross-culturalism' through the tropes of the exotic and the primitive, negotiated as projections of the irrational and the unconscious.
It draws on Andrew Walls's emphasis on cross-culturalism and the History of the World Christian Movement project reviewed in IRM (April 2002, pp.
By "cross-culturalism" Marx means modern poets' "fascination with on-Western cultures," by which in turn he means their "primitivism" and 'exoticism:' This substitution of terms is non-trivial; it disguises the actual tendency of the book.
Postmodernity and Cross-Culturalism. Madison-Teaneck, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2002.
attitudes toward cross-culturalism may not strike the same chords with locals and the Indian diaspora that made "Bend It Like Beckham" such a hit in Blighty.
Whether you call it multiculturalism, cross-culturalism or whatever, we still have some educating to do and some hurdles to overcome.
As Harris goes on to say, this focus on the layers of myth engenders a creative cross-culturalism in which the dynamic resources that lie at the heart of myth can be visualized as a response to the dilemmas of the present.
Still, this thin plot is but a mere pretext for Bouraoui to explore the dynamics of cross-culturalism from the vantage point of his own worldly and cosmopolitan experience.