Conflict Predjudice - Conflict and Prejudice Conflict...

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Conflict and Prejudice
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Conflict Disagreement, discord and friction that occur when the actions or beliefs of one person or group are unacceptable to and are resisted by other individuals or groups. Intragroup conflict Intergroup conflict
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Roots of Conflict Who has won (competition)? Who gets what (resource distribution)? Who is in charge (power struggles)? Who decides (decisional conflict)? Who do I like (personal conflict)?
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The process of conflict
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Ethnocentrism The belief that one’s own ethnic group, nation, or religion is superior to all others. Aids survival by making people feel attached to their own group and willing to work on group’s behalf.
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Social identity The part of a person’s self-concept based on identification with a nation, culture, or group, or with gender or other social roles Us vs. them social identities strengthened when groups compete. Robber’s cave studies
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 203 taught by Professor Forrest during the Fall '07 term at University of Nebraska Kearney.

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