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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Belief in the superiority of one's own racial, religious linguistic, or cultural group.

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  • Note, for example, the accepted opposite of ethnocentrism is xenocentrism.
  • Of course, racism/ethnocentrism is not the whole story, although they are more salient than many will admit.
  • While ethnocentrism is widespread in the United States, the authors demonstrate that its political relevance depends on circumstance.
  • Perhaps they are superior after all, at least they seem to get the idea of ethnocentrism unlike us. for more
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