Ch 13-Prejudice

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  1. Stereotypes
    Beliefs about social groups used to make inferences, predictions, and attributions about individuals
  2. Discrimination
    • Differential treatment based on perceived group membership
    • -Negative behavior toward outgroup or preferential treatment of ingroup
  3. Under which conditions are stereotyping & prejudice are most likely?
    • -When ambiguity is high
    • -Excessive cognitive demands
    • -Situational “excuses” are present
    • -When self-esteem is threatened or reduced
    • -Emotional arousal
    • -Group (vs. individual) interactions
    • -Unfamiliar vs. familiar targets
  4. Institutional supports include...?
    • -Segregation
    • -Education
    • -Language
    • -Media sources
  5. Xenophobia
    intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries

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Ch 13-Prejudice
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2010-12-15 04:43:35
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