Lecture 8 - Stereotypes, Prejudice, Discrimination 03/09/11...

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Unformatted text preview: Stereotypes, Prejudice, Discrimination 03/09/11 1 2 Groups and Negative ABCs ■ groups – feel membership, belonging, identity with a group? yes = INGROUP ; no = OUTGROUP ■ negative ABCs – stereotypes beliefs (pos/neg) – prejudice feelings (neg) – discrimination behaviors (neg) 3 Racism ■ racism – prejudice & discrimination based on race – promote one race over other ■ implicit racism: unconscious, unintentional ■ modern racism: subtle prejudice; when safe, socially acceptable, easy rational 4 Sexism ■ sexism – prejudice & discrimination based on sex – promote one sex over other (men > women) – prescriptive, not just descriptive ■ ambivalent sexism: hostile v. benevolent ■ sex discrimination: agentic v. communal 5 Fundamental Motives ■ social nature of human animal ■ affiliation: “us” v. “them” ■ protect against threats ■ Robbers Cave study (intergroup conflict) 6 Cause: Social Categorization ■ social categorization ■ ingroups v. outgroups ■ ingroup favoritism ■ outgroup homogeneity effect ■ dehumanizing outgroups 7...
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Freitas during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Lecture 8 - Stereotypes, Prejudice, Discrimination 03/09/11...

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