cultural relativity

cultural relativity,

n technique for understanding the various ways in which people explain their behavior.
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The use of the Omani turbans portrays cultural relativity.
States still continue to make arguments about cultural relativity.
Sikka argues that "Herder's position on religious diversity blends a species of relativism--in this case an appreciation of the cultural relativity of symbolic forms--with a universalism projecting a broad ideal of human flourishing" (241).
Some cultural relativity in application of human rights exists even in western societies.
To Celebrate The #Jan25 Revolution, Egyptian Names His Firstborn "Facebook" Cultural relativity is an amazing thing.
the marginalisation of cultural relativity by the universality of human rights ideals.
The cultural relativity of values is real, and it is frequently used to justify the things we do, but if we are to seek higher level answers to our moral dilemmas, then we must learn to transcend our cultural ethnocentrism and to adopt points of view that are relatively non-relative in orientation and panhuman in scope.
About the first third of the book is devoted to the cultural relativity of marking time from place to place in pre-modern Europe.
The linguistic and cultural relativity of conversational inference.
He suggests that the United States come to terms with a multipolar world in its military and political affairs and accept the reality of cultural relativity.
For our purposes, cultural relativity means that any event or transaction must be explained in terms of a given cultural framework in order for meaning to be ascribed to it.
In the West" he says "the subject of relativism is relevant in the postmodern era that rejects any essence or unchangeable structure that defines truth and reality which are no more metaphysical, but political or cultural, and this cultural relativity is due to the differences in cultural phenomena such as language, history, art, religion, social customs and the political norms that determine its ways of living for the debate.
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