Jewish and Arab ethnocentrism in Israel

@inproceedings{Smooha1987JewishAA,
  title={Jewish and Arab ethnocentrism in Israel},
  author={Sammy Smooha},
  year={1987}
}
  • Sammy Smooha
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • Sumner (1906), in a classic essay, considers ethnocentrism as a universal syndrome of attitudes and behavior. The 'ingroup' sees itself as virtuous and superior and the 'outgroup' as contemptible and inferior, it sanctions association with its own members and dissociation with others, loves and trusts insiders and hates and distrusts outsiders, and so forth (LeVine and Campbell, 1972). Ethnocentrism is essential for the survival of the group and for keeping its distinct identity, culture… CONTINUE READING

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