Sociology Module 1- Chapter 2 essay - The article Indian's...

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The article Indian's scared cow related to the ethnocentrism and culturalrelativism that is in the textbook by showing that the cultural relativism is the practice ofjudging a culture by its own standard's. Ethnocentrism is different than culturalrelativism because ethnocentrism is the practice of judging another culture by thestandards of ones own culture. In the article Marvin Harris uses the approach of culturalecology to investigate how exotic and seemingly inexplicable cultural patterns mayturnout to be everyday strategies for human survival in a particular natural environment.
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Term
Fall
Professor
xiauqinwuturner
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Anthropology, Sociology, Cultural Relativism, Ethnocentrism, scared cows, article Marvin Harris

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