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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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(154.) 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.
"Engaging in decolonisation means winding back the monoculturalism in your workplace and always thinking about who's got power and who hasn't; who's at the table and who isn't.
Five concepts that Rosen discusses are challenged: Mill's attitude toward the possibility of tyranny by the majority (a notion Rosen misrepresents); his stance toward democracy (which must be considered in light of Mill's own definition and understanding of the term, not later notions); the accusation that Mill was a socialist (which, in his own day, was often synonymous with being in favor of democracy); Mill's fear of a dictatorship by the proletariat (for which, despite Rosen's claims, no evidence exists in Mill's writings); and his views on monoculturalism (which are difficult to discern because the notion is a contemporary issue of which Mill would have been ignorant).
According to her, it emerged as "an offensive against cultural and academic monoculturalism" (3).
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?" (p.
I feel better prepared because I understand more about language acquisition and I feel like I can put myself in their shoes more than before." 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).
Out of these 160 posts, 41 (25.62%) support a form a cultural diversity, while 119 (74.37%) 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.
3-4), only applied now to ethnic nationalist causes grounded in "monoculturalism. instead of multiculturalism" (p.
What we have seen from 1971 to the present can be defined as colonial multiculturalism, which replaced policies of colonial British monoculturalism and mononationalism (excluding Quebec).
Some perceive these interventions as overcoming homogenized, corporatized landscapes and consumer-oriented monoculturalism (Zukin, 2009).