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Unformatted text preview: Injustice Vulnerability Distrust Other Concepts Relating to Prejudice • Symbolic Prejudice: – Prejudice that’s expressed in disguised fashion • Equal-Status Contact: – Social interaction that occurs on equal level, without obvious differences in power or status • Superordinate Goal: – Goal that exceeds or overrides all other goals, making other goals less important • Mutual Interdependence: – When two or more people must depend on each other to meet each person’s goals or needs Summary: – Prejudicial stereotypes tend to be very irrational Reducing Prejudice Members of different groups must have equal rights within the situation that brings them together Members of all groups must seek a common goal Group members must cooperate to reach the goal Group members must spend enough time together for cross-group friendship to develop Understand Jane Elliot's Blue Eye - Brown Eye Social Experiment...
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- Spring '10
- Prejudice, Jane Elliot, Scapegoating