cultural-lag

cultural lag

noun Sociology.
slowness in the rate of change of one part of a culture in relation to another part, resulting in a maladjustment within society, as from the failure of the nonmaterial culture to keep abreast of developments in the material culture.
Also, culture lag.
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cultural lag or culture lag
 
n
the difference in the rate of change between two parts of a culture
 
culture lag or culture lag
 
n

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