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oex:what behaviors are expected of different family memers and how are these negotiated between adults and children in the family?
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o negative side of ethnocentrism: can lead to nasty consequences or even genocide o difficult to be objective- we must examine the people of other cultures in terms of their cultures Napoleon Chagnon - studied Yanomamo Indians of South America by living with them for a year o first reaction to Yanomamo would be horror and disgust, but in time if we keep an open mind, we would become accustomed to the Yanomamo ways Cultural relativism- belief that other people and their ways of doing things can be understood only in terms of the cultural context of those people o Work to overcome their ethnocentrism by practicing cultural relativism o if our goal is to truly understand people’s behavior, we have to look for clues in their culture o cultural relativism means being objective enough to understand people’s behaviors in terms of their culture and social situation (understand and explain it) Practice Questions:
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