ch 11

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  1. authoritarianism
    tendency to submit to those having greater authority and to denigrate those having less authority
  2. discrimination
    behaviors directed toward people on the basis of their group membership
  3. disidentify
    to reduce in one's mind the relevance of a particular domain to one's self-esteem
  4. ingroup bias
    tendency to benefit members of one's own groups over members of other groups
  5. minimal intergroup paradigm
    • experimental procedure in which short-term,
    • arbitrary, artificial groups are created to explore the foundations of
    • prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination
  6. perceived outgroup homogeneity
    phenomenon of overestimating the extent to which members within other groups are similar to each other
  7. prejudice
    generalized attitude toward members of a social group
  8. realistic group conflict theory
    • proposal that intergroup conflict, and
    • negative prejudices and stereotypes, emerge out of actual competition
    • between groups for desired resources
  9. scapegoating
    process of blaming members of other groups for one's frustrations and failures
  10. social dominance orientation
    extent to which a person desires that his or her own group dominate other groups and be socially and materially superior to them
  11. social identity
    beliefs and feelings we have toward the groups to which we see ourselves belonging
  12. stereotype
    generalized belief about members of social groups
  13. stereotype threat
    fear that one might confirm the negative stereotypes held by others about one's group
  14. stereotyping
    process of categorizing an individual as a member of a particular group and then inferring that he or she possesses the characteristics generally held by members of that group
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ch 11
2014-05-08 00:49:27
social psych

chapter 11
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