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Prejudice and Racism Gordon Allport (1954) classic definition of prejudice: Antipathy based upon a faulty and inflexible generalization…felt or expressed…directed toward a group or an individual b/c he is a member of that group Basically a negative attitude Unjust and a source of disadvantage for targets
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Jones, Ch 1 James Jones definition of prejudice: positive or negative attitude, judgment, or feeling about a person that is generalized from attitudes or beliefs held about the group to which the person belongs Discrimination consists of negative/positive behavior toward a person based on negative/positive attitudes one holds toward the group to which that person belongs
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Racism Racism builds on the negative attitude view of prejudice, but includes three other criteria: Belief in race as biological concept Belief in superiority of one’s own race Rationalizes institutional and cultural practices that formalize domination of one racial group over another
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Types of Racism Three types of racism Individual – belief in superiority of one’s race
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2009 for the course PSY 302 taught by Professor Salinas during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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