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Ethnocentrism

  • By: Paul R. Croll
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

In the context of global studies, ethnocentrism is practiced at many different levels: local communities, states, nations, and international (or global) contexts. Ethnocentrism is a preference for one's own group, and ethnocentric beliefs are typically expressed as a feeling of ...

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