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Descriptor English: Ethnocentrism
Descriptor Spanish: Etnocentrismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Etnocentrismo
Descriptor French: Ethnocentrisme
Entry term(s): Cultural Discrimination
Cultural Prejudice
Discrimination Based on Ethnic Origin
Ethnic Discrimination
Prejudice Based on Ethnic Origin
Tribalism
Tree number(s): SP3.001.005.030.005
Scope note: The attitude that one's own group, ethnicity, or nationality is superior to others. (From: Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Available in: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnocentrism) A tendency to perceive the world from the point of view of one's own culture. Ethnocentrism can lead to racism when applied to issues of race. (From: Ethnicity and Race. An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inaquality. Glossary of terms. Available in: https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/ethnicity/glossary.htm)
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 57397
Unique ID: DDCS057397
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Ethnocentrism - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062092
Scope note The attitude that one's own group, ethnicity, or nationality is superior to others. (From: Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Available in: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnocentrism) A tendency to perceive the world from the point of view of one's own culture. Ethnocentrism can lead to racism when applied to issues of race. (From: Ethnicity and Race. An Introduction to the Nature of Social Group Differentiation and Inaquality. Glossary of terms. Available in: https://www2.palomar.edu/anthro/ethnicity/glossary.htm)
Preferred term Ethnocentrism
Entry term(s) Tribalism
Ethnic Discrimination - Narrower
Concept UI F0001214
Preferred term Ethnic Discrimination
Entry term(s) Cultural Discrimination
Cultural Prejudice
Discrimination Based on Ethnic Origin
Prejudice Based on Ethnic Origin



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