Unformatted text preview: as described in our readings, that may take the test who can be labeled as the timid-bigot. Outwardly, they admit to loving every man, but inside, it the opposite. I believe, when confronted they would not be honest about their feelings for fear that the findings would somehow come back to hurt them. The Bogardus Social Distance Scale is another means by which sociologists gather information to calculate prejudice. In this test, people are asked how willing they would be to interact with various racial and ethnic groups in specified social situations (Schaefer, 2006). Again the findings of such a test would be thought provoking, but should not be taken as absolute. Prejudice exists, and always will, but is beyond measure. Reference Schaefer, R. T. (2006). Racial and Ethnic Groups (10th ed.). : Prentice-Hall....
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- Ethnic groups, slight automatic preference, Schaefer