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Define culture, ethnocentrism, prejudice with examples.

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Define culture and explain the terms related to culture. Define and describe ethnocentrism and prejudice. Give examples to support your descriptions. Explain the dimension of culture that research has focused on in the past 30 years.

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Define culture and explain the terms related to culture. Define and describe ethnocentrism and prejudice. Give examples to support your descriptions. Explain the dimension of culture that research has focused on in the past 30 years.

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According to anthropologist, Sir Edward Tyler, culture includes belief, knowledge, laws, morals, art and other capabilities and habits. It provides a means for understanding people's belief and values. Culture is learned from birth by the way of language and ...

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