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Unformatted text preview: I am very confident that I am not prejudice, and I never expected to get the results I got. This test seemed to me more like a speed game. Very unreliable and poorly thought out. Sociologists claim that prejudice can only be measured in relative difference. A conclusion can be made on whether the prejudice is greater or less in a case, but a number cannot be put on the conclusion. Another tool used to calculate prejudice would be the social distance scale, also known as the Bogardus scale, after Emily Bogardus; the creator. This scale takes a measure on one’s tendency to approach or withdraw from a racial group. The results of the Social Distance Scale, unlike others, are useful enough to use in studies and comparisons....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09