10 development of racialethnic prejudice

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Unformatted text preview: SFL 354 Development of Racial and Ethnic Prejudice among Children Definitions Prejudice holding negative feelings toward a group and its members or exhibiting hostile or negative treatment directed at a group and its members Definitions Prejudice holding negative feelings toward a group and its members or exhibiting hostile or negative treatment directed at a group and its members Prejudice is considered an affective component of intergroup attitudes where stereotyping is considered a cognitive component. Definitions Prejudice holding negative feelings toward a group and its members or exhibiting hostile or negative treatment directed at a group and its members Prejudice is considered an affective component of intergroup attitudes where stereotyping is considered a cognitive component. Stereotyping associating attributes (e.g., personality or morality traits) with a group. Definitions Discrimination considered the behavioral component of prejudice, and refers to biased treatment of people based on group membership. Definitions Discrimination considered the behavioral component of prejudice, and refers to biased treatment of people based on group membership. Often measured in terms of: Rewards or punishments allocated to others Definitions Discrimination considered the behavioral component of prejudice, and refers to biased treatment of people based on group membership. Often measured in terms of: Rewards or punishments allocated to others Preferred social distance from others (classmates, neighbors, dating, marrying). For kids, it is playing with them. Attitudes outside of awareness (Implicit Association Test see next reading) Methodology Measuring prejudice in children limited somewhat because of methodology: Dated studies the famous study by Clark and Clark (1947) on doll preference needs updating Methodology Measuring prejudice in children limited somewhat because of methodology: Dated studies the famous study by Clark and Clark (1947) on doll preference needs updating Straightforward items measuring the construct may offend children or bias them toward social desirability (especially for older children) Methodology Measuring prejudice in children limited somewhat because of methodology: Dated studies the famous study by Clark and Clark (1947) on doll preference needs updating Straightforward items measuring the construct may offend children or bias them toward social desirability (especially for older children) Majority of research is focused on Black/White Methodology...
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