DQ1 - assume that the stereotype represents norms to...

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A stereotype is a commonly held public belief about specific social groups, or types of individuals. Stereotypes are the concept of groups based on a preconceived assumption. The important part is that generally speaking, stereotypes are not based on objective truth, but rather subjective and often unverifiable content matter. The effects of stereotyping can fluctuate, but for the most part they are negative and not always apparent until long periods of time have passed. Over time, some victims of stereotypes display self-fulfilling prophecy behavior, in which they
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Unformatted text preview: assume that the stereotype represents norms to emulate. Stereotypes affects may include forming inaccurate opinions of people, wrongly judging someone, preventing emotional identification, distress, and impaired performance. Stereotyping painfully reminds those being judged of how society views them and this goes for people from all different backgrounds, religious beliefs and even racial backgrounds....
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course ETH125 AAGI0M00D5 taught by Professor Stacyholliday during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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