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Unformatted text preview: those who practice their familiar customs believe them to be right and true, and view other behavior and strange or savage. Culutral Relativism – the viewpoint that behavior in one culture should not be judged by the standards of another culture, which means that there is no supeior or univerisal morality or ethnic belief. Human rights – challenging cultural relativism by invoking justice and morality above laws and customs of certain countries or practices. Cultural Rights – a group’s ability to perserve its culture, to raise it’s children, continue language, and to not be deprived of it’s economic base by the nation it is located in. Diffusion – borrowing traits from different cultures. Acculturation – exchange of cultural features that results when groups have continous firsthand contact. • Certain words and adjectives can give the idea of having a judgemental bias on different cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2008 for the course ANTH 001 taught by Professor Allisonlee during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.
- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology