Ethnocentrism in Sociology: Definition & Examples


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The main objective in reducing your ethnocentrism is:

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1. Choose the BEST listed definition of ethnocentrism:

2. All of these points about ethnocentrism are true, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will check your understanding of ethnocentrism and its impact on society.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The definition of ethnocentrism
  • Reducing ethnocentrism
  • Elements of ethnocentrism

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ethnocentrism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about benefits of believing in one's own cultural ideals
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the negative effect it can have and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To understand more about the topic, look at the lesson titled Ethnocentrism in Sociology: Definition & Examples. This lesson details the following objectives:

  • Defines ethnocentrism
  • Explains why it can have a negative impact on children
  • Covers why it is positive for people to love their culture
  • Explores the premise that ignorance leads to violence