What differentiates the act of simply grouping people from the act of stereotyping

What differentiates the act of simply grouping people from the act of stereotyping

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What differentiates the act of simply grouping people from the act of stereotyping? Well when I think of grouping people together by race I see that is fine. When you group them together base on other factors such as if we put all the black people in one state because all black people are criminals is completely wrong. This statement just wouldn’t be true. How can stereotyping effect group relations? Stereotyping can force groups not to communicate with other groups. Thus breaking down the
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Unformatted text preview: lines of our overall feelings about each other. Give an example of a stereotype you find in your everyday life. One stereotype I face is with my weight one example is I am fat so I must be lazy. Which is not true at all, I am a very active person. I have tried to lose weight but I never do. So when people say all fat people are lazy this may not be the caused by them being lazy but something else completely....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CJS 101 taught by Professor Babalo during the Spring '11 term at Averett Unversity.

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