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Cultural Change and Integration

Cultural Change and Integration

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will define and explain cultural integration and culture lag.

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Terms to Know
Cultural Integration

The idea that a cultural system is cohesive and systematic; when one element of a culture changes, other elements are likely to change with it.

Cultural Lag

Some parts of a culture change faster than others, causing disruptions and adjustments in the system.


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