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Unformatted text preview: anytime which makes the results of the test very unreliable. The next reason I think it is difficult is because even with years and years of research done on the subject the test can be flawed either by the way the questions are asked or written, the way the results are analyzed, or even by the where the test is given. So by just the couple of examples I have given about these tests I would say they are more likely to be inaccurate then accurate, but there are many ways that sociologist calculate prejudice such as the Bogardus Social Distance Scale, Katz-Zalk Projective Prejudice Test, and the Summated difference technique and maybe if a combination of these tools are used the accuracy rate would increase....
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course ETH 125 125 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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