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ethnocentrism

eth noh sen tri zuhm

  • n  belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group

  • The politics of ethnocentrism props up the parties that really don't have anything else to offer the populace.
  • Only by rejecting all forms of racism, apartheid, ethnocentrism, religious fundamentalism and colonialism, and by embracing FULL equality and democracy, including the right of .
  • They generally regard ethnocentrism -- a preference for one's own group -- as an innate human characteristic, and they have produced little significant research on the virulent .
News & Articles

  • A Different Story
    I was relieved that the June 13 issue's article on Palabra made a reasonable attempt to side-step the naive ethnocentrism that steers the basically well-meaning course of Santa Barbara's "community of authority."
    June 25, 2013 - Santa Barbara Independent
Quotes

  • Claude Levi-Strauss in International Herald Tribune
    Under the guidance of [Brandt], the SI played a part in the collapse of the Soviet Union and championed the causes of national liberation movements in developing countries. But since then the SI has seen a return to European ethnocentrism, losing... Jean Ziegler http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Ziegler&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEHmyiIO9B3CdncGPY8Cp6xPmwoOA Swissinfo http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.swissinfo.org/eng/front/detail/Socialists_tackle_global_issues_in_Geneva.html%3FsiteSect%3D105%26sid%3D7977335%26cKey%3D1183191039000&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGHVChlFSBB_tNv7waFiE1h6oUi6Q Jun 30, 2007 34329 43855 ethnographic In 1996, when asked his opinion of the project, Lévi-Strauss wrote to Chirac: It takes into account the evolution of the world since the Musée de l'Homme was created. An ethnographic museum can no longer, as at that time, offer an authentic...

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