- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

The tendency to see one's own culture as inherently superior to all others, and to rely on that culturally biased perspective when judging anything related to a foreign culture.

Longer explanation

Did you know that in Australia, they drive on the wrong side of the road, and that in China, as disgusting as it ...

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