Activity_9 - Activity 9 Worksheet Two Towns of Jasper Marvin and Tige Fried Green Tomatoes and Venting Anger The Catharsis Hypothesis Question 1 a

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Activity 9 Worksheet: Two Towns of Jasper, Marvin and Tige, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Venting Anger: The Catharsis Hypothesis. Question 1: a) According to David G. Myers (author of your textbook), the social sources of prejudice are: Unequal status Socialization The Authoritarian Personality Religion Conformity Discuss one social source of prejudice illustrated in the film, The Two Towns of Jasper. Choose, one social source of prejudice, from the list above. Name the social source of prejudice you are using to answer this question. (1 pt.) b) Explain in detail why this is a social source of prejudice in regards to James Byrd’s murder. You MUST back up your contention by using an example from the film and explaining thoroughly. (1 pt.) BOTH a AND b MUST BE ANSWERED TO EARN THE POINT. TYPE YOUR ANSWERS HERE. You are required to number each part of every answer. For example, 1a, 1b, etc. if applicable. Question 2: According to David G. Myers (author of your textbook), the motivational sources of prejudice are: The Scapegoat Theory (Frustration and Aggression) Social Identity Theory (Feeling Superior to Others) Ingroup Bias Need for Status, self-regard, and belonging a) Discuss one emotional source of prejudice illustrated in the film, The Two Towns of Jasper. Choose, one emotional source of prejudice, from the list above. (1 pt.) b) Explain in detail why this is an emotional source of prejudice in regards to James Byrd’s murder.
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