xenocentrism

(noun) The tendency to value commodities, style, culture, and even ideas from another country or culture other than your own as better.

Example: From the perspective of the United States, that German beer and French wine are by default better than anything made locally.

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How to Cite the Definition of Xenocentrism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “xenocentrism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 16, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/xenocentrism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

xenocentrism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/xenocentrism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “xenocentrism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 16, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/xenocentrism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“xenocentrism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/xenocentrism/>.