Prejudice notes

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Cognitive sources of Prejudice Dispositional vs. Situational Explanations Stereotype Threat Apprehension experienced by members of a minority group that may behave in a manner that confirms an existing steretype of their group Also called stereotype vulnerabilty What can you do if you experience discrimination? Individual Mobility Social Creativity Social Competition Emotional Sources of Prejuduce: The way we allocate resources: Realistic Conflict Theory 1. Limited Resources lead to conflict between groups and result in increased The Way We Allocate Resources 1. Economic and political Competition Price of cotton and lynchings Sheriff et al. ( 1961) Robber Cave experiment, Wrote a study 2. Role of the Scapegoat: Tendency for individuals, when frustrated or unhappy, to displace aggression onto groups that are disliked , visible, and relatively powerless Jews and the Holocaust
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