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context

 [kon´tekst]
the setting, in time or space, surrounding the occurrence of a given event.
cultural context the environment or situation that is relevant to the beliefs, values, and practices of the culture under study.

context

Etymology: L, contextus, to weave together
(in communications theory) the setting, meaning, and language of a message. If a message is interpreted without strict regard for these limits, it is taken out of context.
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There were conducted multivariate analyses of variance (MANOVA) in order to investigate the differences on the IND/COL dimensions (on the individualism and collectivism scales), considered as dependent variables, as a function of the following independent variables: cultural context (Portugal vs.
By privileging one cultural context over another, early educators are promoting assimilation and thereby imposing one cultural context at the expense of another.
Between Melish and Waldstreicher, then, it is no longer tenable to argue that the cultural context of the time apologizes for the Founding Fathers' support of slavery.
Thus, we advocate for counselors' development of metacognitive awareness of their cultural context and how their thinking and perceptions may influence the way they view clients' cultural context throughout the course of intervention.
Yet, the cultural context of crisis events is often neglected, despite the subtle influence of culture upon the appraisal of victims and circumstance.
Outside an African American cultural context, this stylistic orientation may be regarded as impulsive and can create considerable consternation for individuals unfamiliar with the African American cultural experience.
Therefore, he reminds readers the extent to which the legal system may be influenced by a cultural context.
If we do not attend carefully to participants' meanings within their cultural context, we risk misunderstanding and misrepresenting them and producing inaccurate results.
Because of the lack of standardized IQ measures in Bangladesh, Wasserman, a child psychologist, adapted the WISC-III for this cultural context.
Careful attention to product presentation and cultural context is necessary, as some marketing strategies could either encourage or discourage covert use, discourage use altogether or alienate male partners, which could make the discovery of covert use more perilous for women.
The Sounds of Milan provides an examination of music and its wider historical and cultural context in early modern Milan.
A more accurate description of Recalling Fiction's Cultural Context is provided by the author in the concluding sentence of his introduction, when he offers his work as a "casebook of studies, hints, and signposts" (11).

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