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Cultural Relativism

It is the idea that each culture or ethnic group is to be evaluated on the basis of its own values and norms of behaviour and not on the basis of those of another culture or ethnic group.


Rosado C (1994) The Concept of Cultural Relativism In a Multicultural World(Or Teaching the Concept of Cultural Relativism to Ethnocentric Students).
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