Milieu

Milieu is the word for environment in French, and, for hundreds of years, also in Dutch, German, Swedish, English, and other languages that were strongly influenced by French culture and French language, primarily during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Milieu may refer to:

  • Social environment
  • Milieu Therapy, a form of psychotherapy that involves the use of therapeutic communities
  • Mont de Milieu, a Premier cru vineyard in Chablis

Other articles related to "milieu":

Social Environment - Milieu/social Structure
... Wright Mills contrasted the immediate milieu of jobs/family/neighbourhood with the wider formations of the social structure, highlighting in particular a distinction between "the personal troubles of milieu ... Emile Durkheim took a wider view of the social environment (milieu social), arguing that it contained internalised norms and representations of social forces/social facts "Our whole ...
Milieu Intérieur
... Milieu intérieur or interior milieu, from the French, milieu intérieur (the environment within), is a phrase coined by Claude Bernard to refer to the extra-cellular fluid environment, and its ...
Susana - Analysis
... in Susana "that achieves the complete exhaustion of a milieu mother, servant, son and father ... It is not even sufficient to say that the impulse contents itself with what a milieu gives it or leaves to it ... since it is, at the deepest level, the desire to change milieu, to seek a new milieu to explore, to dislocate, enjoying all the more what this ...
Milieu Control
... Milieu control is a term popularized by psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton to describe tactics that control environment and human communication through the use of social ... Lifton originally used "milieu control" to describe brainwashing and mind control, but the term has since been applied to other contexts ...

Famous quotes containing the word milieu:

    A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody’s opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    In order to cultivate yourself and to drop no lower than the level of the milieu in which you have landed, it is not enough to read Pickwick and memorize a monologue from Faust.... You need to work continually day and night, to read ceaselessly, to study, to exercise your will.... Each hour is precious.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)