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Lecture 9 Lecture 9 Theories of Prejudice and Discrimination
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Source: Source: Marger 2009, pp. 64-78
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Psychological Theories Psychological Theories Frustration-Aggression Prejudice as a means by which people  express hostility arising from frustration Scapegoating  The Authoritarian Personality There is a personality type prone to  prejudicial thought Individuals vs. Situations
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Normative Theories  Normative Theories  Socialization Prejudice and discrimination as products  of socialization Reference Groups Provide individuals with standards by  which they shape their own patterns of  action Serve as models of action and thoughts People tend to adopt the attitudes of  those groups with which they most  strongly identify
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Normative Theories  Normative Theories  Merton’s Paradigm Is the person prejudiced?
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SYD 3700 taught by Professor Fernandez during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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