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Unformatted text preview: in sexual or religious matters. They see the world in very rigid and stereotypical terms. The authoritarian personality develops within the family environment. Parents are themselves "cold, aloof, strict disciplinarians, and are themselves bigots" (see Farley, 1995). 3. Scapegoating Scapegoating occurs when one blames one's troubles on someone else who is relatively powerless. This may occur when one group feels threatened, but are themselves powerless to act against the actual source of the threat. 4. Social Environment All of the above are rather psychological. There is also the social context. Our attitudes and behaviors are learned within a social context....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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