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World Cultures

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

The term world cultures often refers to a heuristic plurality of several individual cultures that have or have had global influence. The term is similar to the concept of dominant or lead cultures and overlaps with the concepts of world religion ...

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