- The tendency to see one's own ethnic group as the norm and all others as marginal; a form of racism.
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Ethnocentrism — is the tendency to believe that one s ethnic or cultural group is centrally important, and that all other groups are measured in relation to one s own. The ethnocentric individual will judge other groups relative to his or her own particular… … Wikipedia
ethnocentrism — n. 1. belief in the superiority of one s own ethnic group. [WordNet sense 1] [WordNet 1.5] 2. a tendency to evaluate other people, activities, cultures, etc. primarily from the perspective of one s own as being superior. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ethnocentrism — [eth΄nō sen′triz΄əm, eth΄nəsen′triz΄əm] n. [ ETHNO + CENTR(O) + ISM] the belief that one s own ethnic group, nation, or culture is superior ethnocentric adj. ethnocentrically adv … English World dictionary
ethnocentrism — ethnocentric, adj. ethnocentrically, adv. ethnocentricity /eth noh sen tris i tee/, n. /eth noh sen triz euhm/, n. 1. Sociol. the belief in the inherent superiority of one s own ethnic group or culture. 2. a tendency to view alien groups or… … Universalium
Ethnocentrism — the tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one s own culture. It is defined as the viewpoint that one’s own group is the center of everything (better than all other cultures), against which all other groups are judged.… … Mini philosophy glossary
ethnocentrism — ethnocentric ► ADJECTIVE ▪ evaluating other cultures according to the preconceptions of one s own. DERIVATIVES ethnocentrically adverb ethnocentricity noun ethnocentrism noun … English terms dictionary
ethnocentrism — noun see ethnocentric … New Collegiate Dictionary
ethnocentrism — noun /ˈɛθ.nəʊˌsɛn.tɹɪzm̩/ The tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of ones own culture … Wiktionary
ethnocentrism — The tendency to evaluate other groups according to the values and standards of one s own ethnic group, especially with the conviction that one s own ethnic group is superior to the other groups. [G. ethnos, race, tribe, + kentron, center of a… … Medical dictionary
ethnocentrism — ethnocentricism … Dictionary of sociology
ethnocentrism — n. tendency to view one s own ethnic group as superior to others, giving preference according to ethnic background … English contemporary dictionary