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Cultural Hybridity

  • By: Jan Nederveen Pieterse
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Hybridity refers to the mixture of phenomena that are held to be different or separate; on a cultural level, hybridization has become an important feature of global society. William Rowe and Vivian Schelling define hybridization as “the ways in which forms ...

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