is the adoption of some specific elements of one culture by a different cultural group. It describes acculturation
, but can imply a negative view towards acculturation from a minority culture by a dominant culture. It can include the introduction of forms of dress or personal adornment, music
, or social behavior. These elements, once removed from their indigenous
cultural contexts, can take on meanings that are significantly divergent from, or merely less nuanced than, those they originally held.