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David R. Patrick SOCI 1101 MW 12:15 Dr. Stewart Essay 1 Generalizing, Stereotyping, and Social Science Everyone in society uses generalization and stereotyping. Unfortunately in Social Science we need to be free of any bias on our work. Stereotyping is a king of categorization that is judgmental and unfair to the person who you are making the assumption about. Generalization and stereotyping occurs in every aspect of our daily lives. We use our past experiences as a basis for our generalization. This is both unfair to us and unfair to the person or thing that we are stereotyping. Stereotyping does not give the subject that we are analyzing the ability to prove to us that they are different from anyone from our past. Usually when generalizations are made, they are a mix of what we have learned from the past and what we have learned from others. Generalizations usually only describe categories of our society. From a young age we are told by our parents, school teachers, and most adults that
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