Sociology ch7

Sociology ch7 - society Functionalist perspective o If you...

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Sociology ch7 07/04/2008 11:48:00 Psychological theories of prejudice  Scapegoat theory  o Often part of majority group  Authoritarian personality theory  o They think only right and wrong no shades of gray  o Come up in say a military family were there a lot of structure and limits  Projection theory  o Not nessarilary targeting anyone  Sociological theories of prejucdice  Social learning theory  o Being prejudice is learned  Cultural theory  o Some prejudices exist in society cause it was built into the structure of 
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Unformatted text preview: society Functionalist perspective o If you can classify a group as less important you can make it so that they can t do things you can o If it doesnt serve a purpose it isnt going to last Conflict theory o Conflict in a society between racial groups o Working group of low paid employees 07/04/2008 11:48:00 07/04/2008 11:48:00...
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