ethnocentrism


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belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group

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Consumer processing of international advertising: The roles of country of origin and consumer ethnocentrism.
Ethnocentrism is a cultural phenomenon that parallels egocentrism.
Endorsement of the ethnocentrism and social dominance orientation was weak for both groups of undergraduates.
Given that some ethnic groups (especially ones with high levels of ethnocentrism and mobilisation) will undoubtedly continue to function as groups far into the foreseeable future, unilateral renunciation of ethnic loyalties by some groups means only their surrender and defeat--the Darwinian dead-end of extinction.
Digging further, I found this statement in Smith's 1991 book The World's Religions: "The project of becoming fully human involves transcending, sequentially, egoism, nepotism, parochialism, ethnocentrism, and chauvinistic nationalism, and (we should now add) self-sufficient humanism.
They also recognize the "power of information and mass communication to foster greater interracial and intercultural understanding among the world's diverse societies, and the power of education and the arts to eliminate prejudice and ethnocentrism and to elevate the human spirit so that ignorance, fear, and hatred will eventually be eradicated for human consciousness" (p.
Politically, CARA countered the aesthetic traditions of the mainstream art world, challenging institutional structures of exclusion, ethnocentrism, and homogenization.
There is a name for this - it is called ethnocentrism.
In sum, regional studies are needed to help reduce the harmful effects of ethnocentrism, xenophobia, and culture shock while instilling the positive attributes of curiosity and useful knowledge about the world around us.
There was, however, some evidence for a language-based ethnocentrism when perceivers are judging the deceptiveness of a series of people from the same multilingual culture.
Their small-business networks, sustained at first by ethnic ties, soon transcend ethnocentrism.
Ann Lesch's strong assertion is challenged, however, by the fact that all North African and Horn nations could be characterized with a marginality of Arab and Muslim ethnocentrism in as far as the sizable non-Muslim and non-Arab minorities are concerned.
Huggins states that "the same ethnocentrism that had engulfed Europe in war made self-determination one of the major war objectives.
The attack on bilingual education and on American languages is not based on rationality, but is another example of race-hate and xenophobic ethnocentrism.
A few names for this today are: stereotyping, bias, prejudice, racism and ethnocentrism.