Xenocentrism: Definition & Role in Sociology


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Xenocentrism may be defined as _____.

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1. These are the two assumptions made by persons who are xenocentric towards other countries and cultures:

2. Xenocentrism may be likened to which common saying?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to determine what you know about xenocentrism in sociology. Answer quiz questions on this subject, including what it means and how it is expressed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to find out how well you know how to:

  • Recognize xenocentric assumptions
  • Relate xenocentrism to a common saying
  • Identify a social concept that is used to justify xenocentrism
  • Determine items that are typically perceived as superior when they are made in other countries

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on xenocentrism in sociology
  • Making connections use understanding of the concept of social concepts and how they are connected to xenocentric justifications
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding xenocentric assumptions and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Make use of the lesson to find out more about the subject. The lesson is named Xenocentrism: Definition & Role in Sociology, and it will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Analyze the sociology of xenocentrism
  • Understand how xenocentrism is different with regard to nationality
  • Recognize how xenocentrism relates to education