CSD Chapter 4 - agriculture, industry, science, and...

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CSD Chapter 4 1. Anxiety: Diffuse state of being uneasy or worried about what may happen 2. Authoritarian Personality: Type of individual who tends to over generalize and think in bipolar terms and who is high conventional, moralist, and uncritical of higher authority 3. Cultural Relativism: Theory from anthropology that the differences in peoples are the results of historical, social, and geographic conditions and that all problems 4. Cultural Sensitivity: Making no value judgments based on one’s own cultural values about other cultures’ practices or artifacts (i.e., better or worse, right or wrong) 5. Ethnocentrism: Negatively judging aspects of another culture by the standards of one’s own culture 6. Four Modernizations: Deng Xiaoping’s economic programs in China in
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Unformatted text preview: agriculture, industry, science, and technology 7. Hong Kong: British Crown Colony returned to China in 1997 8. Macao: Portuguese colony returned to China in 1999 9. Prejudice: Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, religion, or sexual orientation 10. Profiling: Law enforcement practice of scrutinizing certain individuals based on characteristics thought to indicate the likelihood of criminal behavior 11. Stereotype: Judgment made about another solely on the basis of ethnic or other group membership 12. Taiwan: Republic of China located on the island of Formosa off the southeastern coast of China 13. Tibet: A country in South Asia north of the Himalayas under the suzerainty, or overlordship, of China...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course CSD 315L taught by Professor Harris during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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