Home Culture is the Standard

Home Culture is the Standard - Ways of behaving must be...

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Home Culture is the Standard • US practiced cultural genocide to the Native Americans by making them attend government schools • Reverse ethnocentrism --the tendency to see the home country as inferior to foreign – Koreans thinking that everyone in US is rich and nation is a paradise Home Culture is the Standard • Cultural Relativism—each culture is unique and should be prized – Foreign culture should not be judged by the standards of the home culture
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Unformatted text preview: Ways of behaving must be seen in its cultural context Morality is both relative and universal Subcultures In any large society these are the people who possess some commonality They behave in a distinct way The people have a focal point like values, norms, religion, occupation, ethnic group, geographical region, age, sex, socioeconomic status and sports Separated in some way from others...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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