Study Guide II

Study Guide II - Study Guide- Quiz Two Prejudice- negative...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Study Guide- Quiz Two Prejudice - negative attitude towards members of a specific group based solely on the person’s membership in that group; causes you to evaluate people in that group negatively Components of attitude - cognitive (perceptions, beliefs, information you know, expectations like stereotypes); affective (emotions or feelings; evaluative part); behavior (overt/covert behaviors, tendency to act a certain way) Discrimination - prejudice in action; directed towards members of a group based solely on membership in that group; possible to discriminate without being prejudiced (societal level) *tokenism – people behave in small, friendly ways towards a group they don’t like to avoid making substantive contributions (fill a quota with minorities) *representation – “n of one phenomena;” find one person of a group and ask how the entire groups feels about something; whatever one black person says is how the whole group feels *Alan Bocky – reverse discrimination; felt that blacks who were qualifies were getting into med school; never raised point that 12,000 other whites got in *showcase – have 1 minority, 1 black, 1 woman to show employment profile or fill quota Racism - combination of prejudice, discrimination, and economic, social and political power Three Levels of Racism - (James Jones) individual (individual’s own perceptions of 1 race’s superiority over another; ethnocentrism); cultural (the value of one culture over another; omission of blacks in history = social class issues); institutional (formal laws or regulations that discriminate or have an adverse impact on a race; systematic, common, accepted practice that is passed on Authoritarian personality - argues that prejudice is related to a cluster of personality traits where a person is blindly submissive to authority and shows punitive rejection of cultural groups other than their own Social distance scale - (E. Borgadus) designed to measure the degree of closness/intimacy to which individuals are willing to admit members of various social groups; males from Princeton had to indicate degree to which they’d admit Blacks, Mexicans, and Chinese people Bogus Pipeline - (Hal Sigall) device designed to measure emotions & attitudes before you state them; machine calibrated senses & movements; researcher asked questions while person behind 2 way mirror recorded answers &
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course ANTH 140 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Montclair.

Page1 / 3

Study Guide II - Study Guide- Quiz Two Prejudice- negative...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online