Results for: Ethnocentrism

What is ethnocentrism?

eth·no·cen·trism (ĕth'nō-sĕn'trĭz'əm)    n.   Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group.  Overriding concern with race.        (MORE)

What is an example of ethnocentrism?

Ethnocentrism is the tendency to judge other cultures by the standards of one's own culture. Examples: A Westerner thinking that using chopsticks at every meal to eat is s (MORE)

Example of ethnocentrism?

Ethnocentrism is the conscious or unconscious belief that one's own  culture is the one that matters most. For example, many children's  dolls are fair skinned, because manu (MORE)

What is an ethnocentric attitude?

Ethnocentric Attitude is a behavior which companies follows in order to go global which says that the people of parent company or of ones own ethnics are the best choice to ru (MORE)

What is ethnocentrism and xenocentrism?

Xenocentrism indicates a preference for the products, styles, or ideas of someone else's culture rather than of one's own. Ethnocentrism is the belief in the superiority of (MORE)

Example of ethnocentricity?

thinking Asians are stupid for using chopsticks; why would they when one can use a fork and a knife, which are way easier to use?  Or feeling superiour to Muslims because we (MORE)

What are the effects of ethnocentrism?

    If the ethnocentric people are very powerful, the interests of those who are not of that ethnicity are compromised. For example, British arms manufacturers used to (MORE)

What are the dangers of ethnocentrism?

The answer is when people think their culture is better then others, the other people who heard it might think that there own culture is bad and start to tell people that ther (MORE)

When can ethnocentrism affect you?

For instance, when you are sent to Afghanistan as a US soldier to forcibly turn that country into a parliamentary democracy that respects women's rights and abides by the rule (MORE)