Unformatted text preview: same thing. Mr. Robert Merton devised a way to differentiate the differences between prejudices and discriminations. His method is called typology. Typology divides prejudices and discriminations into four categories. These categories are an all-weather liberal, a reluctant liberal, a timid bigot, and an all-weather bigot. The all-weather liberal believes in and practices equality. A reluctant liberal's beliefs on discrimination are determined by social pressures. A timid bigot will only discriminate if it does not cost money and as long as their friends think it is alright. An all-weather bigot believes whole heartedly in his or prejudices and will on them accordingly; this type of bigot is the most extreme of racist....
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- Winter '09
- Discrimination, Checkpoint Implicit Association, timid bigot, all-weather bigot