SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES

Sociology
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What is ethnocentrism and why does it exist? Does ethnocentrism serve any functions in the society? What harm does ethnocentrism cause and how would cultural relativism avoid them? Should there be any limit to cultural relativism?

Jan 28th, 2015

Question: What is ethnocentrism and why does it exist? Does ethnocentrism serve any functions in the society? What harm does ethnocentrism cause and how would cultural relativism avoid them? Should there be any limit to cultural relativism?

Answer: Ethnocentrism is the demonstration of judging each other culture by your own particular society's norms. Sample: Eating bugs is terrible. Outcomes of ethnocentrism are forgetting the convenience of any given custom or practice in an alternate society. You might likewise be seen as extremist To battle ethnocentrism one must summon the sociological creative ability. Placed yourself in other individuals' shoes in the witness of you judge them. There's an extraordinary article around a tribe called the NACIREMA. You ought to look at it. The best way to battle ethnocentrism is to investigate different societies with a receptive outlook. Period.

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