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Unformatted text preview: Culture Shock o Personal disorientation when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life. For instance, an exchange student adapting to a new culture Sapir-Whort Hypothesis o Language determines how we see the world and forms a way of reality. Realities o Objective- the literal world o Subjective- how we interpret the literal Ethnocentrism o Tendency to judge other cultures by the standards of ones own culture. People see their culture as the best possible culture. If people are ethnocentric they see others as less valuable. Cultural Relativism o Intellectual stance that attempts to see the value and uniqueness of each culture. This requires value neutrality....
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course SOCI 2013 taught by Professor Holyfield during the Spring '06 term at Arkansas.
- Spring '06