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Unformatted text preview: bathrooms (with the notion that they are filthy rich). The examples mentioned illustrate the notion of the perceptions and thoughts that people in various countries have for people of Arabic and Muslim descent. These stereotypes are similar to the types of stereotypes that are generally categorized for groups of people such as individuals of Mexican descent, people who are black, and also people of Asian descent in the sense that just like these other groups of people, people of Arabic and Muslim descent are placed into and are known just because of a few certain categories such as all Arabs and Muslims must be terrorists who have an infatuated hatred for America and therefore will become terrorists just to 1...
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2009 for the course PLSC 010 taught by Professor Michaelmerson during the Fall '08 term at Yale.
- Fall '08