Reflect on what you’ve learned from the lecture slides, book readings, and videos. Please read the definition below and answer the following question in 200 words or less:
Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one’s own culture. Do you believe that ethnocentrism may potentially play a dangerous role in preventing the comparison of criminal justice systems around the world to that of the United States?
I would like to hear your personal thoughts on this topic. Please do not include any outside information in your post (quotes, citations, or websites). Be sure to submit (1) original post to the discussion and also (1) response to a classmate’s post for full credit. Also, submitting additional posts or responding to multiple classmates is encouraged but not required.
Abusive language or bullying should be avoided. Please respect your classmates’ opinions and be mindful of your choice of words. Thank you.