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Unformatted text preview: White images of beauty Institutionalized ism: built into legal, political, social and economic institutions are subtle and unintentional Ex: war on drugs, restrictive maternity leave policies o How are stereotypes formed? Social Identity theory: seek to enhance self-esteem by identifying with specific social groups In order for self-enhancement to occur, we must perceive that our own social groups are superior to others Tajfels Minimal group paradigm o Created trivial groups: X or W Klee or Kandisky style Over estimators or under estimators o Results: just putting ppl into different groups resulted in higher ratings of ones ingroup likeability, higher rewards toward group, and take less money to benefit in-group and beat out group o Social categorization classification of ppl into groups on the basis of common attributes...
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- Fall '08