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What Is and Is Not Ethnocentrism? A Conceptual Analysis and Political Implications

Bizumic, Boris; Duckitt, John


Conceptual analysis has not been systematically implemented in psychology, and many concepts have often been defined in different and contradictory ways. This article focuses on a conceptual clarification of ethnocentrism. It points out the conceptual confusion surrounding the term, reviews numerous definitions and operationalizations, and attempts to clarify it. Ethnocentrism is reconceptualized as a strong sense of ethnic group self-centeredness, which involves intergroup expressions of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Political Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2012.00907.x


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