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Transcript of Ethnocentrism
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ethnocentrism We are all ethnocentric! We Judge
We Assume What is Ethnocentrism 1840-1910 Why are we ethnocentric? We tend to identify within our "ingroup"
We want to stay in our comfort zone a social group to which an individual does not identify the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group Culture Tang Dynasty
Trail of Tears
The Nazi Ethnocentrism Throughout History Racism
Genocides What can it lead to? the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, esp. so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. Racism a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing Stereotype fear of people from other countries
believe that their identity will be lost
It can result from:
classical conditioning Xenophobia 700's
prohibited Chinese from mixing with Arabs, Persians, and Indians
they didn't want the people to be "contaminated" Tang Dynasty Gaozong 1480
A tribunal established by Catholic Monarchs
They wanted to maintain Catholic orthodoxy
Spanish Inquisition Indian Removal Act of 1830
forced relocation and movement of Native Americans
5 main nations affected:
Trail of Tears Nazism was started in 1919
Aryans were the "master race"
World Wars I and II
Holocaust Victims = 11 to 17 million
6 to 7 million were Jews
The Nazi "Being ethnocentric goes far beyond liking your culture or being proud of it, it is seeing others as inferior due to their culture" THE END...