Discussion question: Is there ever a time when it is okay to dismiss cultural relativism?
Tischler, H. L. (2007). Introduction to sociology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.
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According to Tischler, cultural relativism is the sociological concept whereby we judge practices and ideas of other cultures based on their own standards, and not our own (2007, p. 58). The concept of cultural relativism comes from the idea that only members of one’s culture can make evaluations about their own culture. The idea is usually thought of in sociology as in contrast with ethnocentrism which is the idea that ideas, beliefs and concepts made without references to other cultural attitudes and practices....
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