Definition of the noun ethnocentrism
What does ethnocentrism mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ethnocentrisms
- belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group
- example: Monolingualism is like a disease as it leads to ethnocentrism and culture isolation. But this disease can be cured.
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic words: partiality / partisanship = an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
Alternative definition of the noun ethnocentrism
- The tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one's own culture.
- "Ethnocentrism" is a book by Władysław Bartoszewski.
- also known as "Ethnocentrism beliefs and stereotypes, a study of Polish-Jewish relations in the early 20th century"
- "Ethnocentrism" is a book by M. K. Du Toit.
- also known as "Ethnocentrism: we are wonderful"
Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's own culture. Ethnocentric individuals judge other groups relative to their own ethnic group or culture, especially with concern for language, behavior, customs, and religion. These ethnic distinctions and subdivisions serve to define each ethnicity's unique cultural identity. Ethnocentrism may be overt or subtle, and while it is considered a natural proclivity of human psychology, it has developed a generally negative connotation.
- also known as 民族優越感
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for ethnocentrism
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Us Against Them (2010)
Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion by Donald R. Kinder, Cindy D. Kam
Ethnocentrism is a mental habit. It is a predisposition to...
Sociology: The Essentials (2014)
by Margaret Andersen, Howard Taylor, Kim Logio
Ethnocentrism is the habit of seeing things only from the point of view of one's own group.
by Judith Dwyer
Ethnocentrism is the belief that one's cultural norms are superior to those of other social groups. Cultural relativism ...
Cross-Cultural Marketing (2008)
Theory, Practice and Relevance by Dawn Burton
Consumer ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism is a sociological concept that was developed over a century ago.
Intercultural Communication (2014)
A Contextual Approach by James W. Neuliep
Whereas racism refers to the hierarchical ranking of one race above the others, ethnocentrism refers to the strong preference for...
by Christian Ndubueze Anyanwu
Ethnocentrism is a sociological terminology first used by William Graham Summer.
Impact on Health and Illness by Linda Dayer-Berenson
Therefore, ethnocentrism refers to judging other groups from our own cultural point of view.
Casting Light or Shadow by Craig E. Johnson
Ethnocentrism is the tendency to see the world from our cultural group's point of view. From this vantage point, our ...
The First Decade of the New Millennium by Chris Rowley, Malcolm Warner
Ethnocentrism is a universal phenomenon, exhibited by virtually all groups throughout the world which makes it...
by Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L. K. Coleman
Ethnocentrism is a major obstacle in the field of counseling and psychotherapy for two reasons. First, one of the world's leading centers of rescarcli and practice in the area of counseling and therapy is the United States. Second, the dominant ...
by Illinois State University Nweze Nnakwe, Nweze Nnakwe
Ethnocentrism is a way of looking at the world through a personal lens that has been influenced by personality, genetics,
Cross-Cultural Servanthood (2006)
Serving the World in Christlike Humility by Duane Elmer
Ethnocentrism is an unconscious hindrance in communicating acceptance.
A Life Story Approach by Sara E. Schwarzbaum, Anita Jones Thomas
Ethnocentrism is the belief that one ethnic or religious group is superior to others and implies a concomitant belief in the inferiority of other...
Cross-Cultural Management (2008)
Essential Concepts by David C. Thomas
Ethnocentrism is an attitude that one's own cultural group is the center of everything, and all other groups are evaluated...
Although related to a narrow or provincial perspective often labeled parochialism, ethnocentrism is a universal tendency ...
Organizational Behavior (2013)
by Mitchell J. Neubert, Bruno Dyck
Ethnocentrism is the assumption that members of one's own home country offer the best way to manage in a host country. Egalicentrism is the assumption that people from different cultures working together in a manner characterized by ...
by Yo Jackson
See also Ethnocentrism; Institutional Racism; Multicultural Counseling Competencies; White Privilege FURTHER READING...
Ethnocentrism is broadly defined as an interpretive framework based on the perception that one's own ethnic or ...
by Vincent N. Parrillo
Myers See also Cultural Values; Ethnic Group; Ethnocentrism; Subcultures Further Readings Goldstein, Eric L. 2006. The Price of Whiteness: Jews, Race, and American Identity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Jacobson ...
Cross-References ▷Ethnic Identity Ethnocentric Strategy ▷Ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism Synonyms Ethnocentric strategy Definition ...
by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer
Nonetheless, American ethnocentrism exists by providing support for the idea that a common set of “American” cultural practices is more American and, therefore, inherently superior when compared to the cultural practices of the recent ...
by Emer O'Sullivan
° ETHNOCENTRISM ETHNOCENTRISM. Ethnocentrism ( the ...
by Chris Barker
Links Enlightenment, epistemology, ethnocentrism, postmodernism, poststructuralism, pragmatism, truth 72 Freire, Paulo (1921-1997) The Brazilian philosopher and educator Paulo Freire spent a lifetime developing and integrating a ...
by Reuel R. Hanks
Distance Decay Economic Development, Geography of Electoral Regions Entrepoˆt Environmental Determinism Ethnocentrism Federation Folk Culture Foodways Friction of Distance Gentrification Geopolitics Gerrymandering Globalization ...
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