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Chapter 9 Prejudice: Disliking Others By: Jason Clark I. What is the nature and power of prejudice? A. Prejudice: A negative prejudgment of a group and its members B. Stereotype: A belief about the personal attributes of a group of people. 1. Stereotypes are sometimes over generalized, inaccurate, and resistant to new information C. Discrimination: Unjustifiable negative behavior toward a group of its members D. Racism: (1) An individual's prejudicial attitudes and discriminatory behavior toward people of a given race, or (2) institutional practices (even if not motivated by prejudice) that subordinate people of a given race E. Sexism: (1) An individual's prejudicial attitudes and discriminatory behavior toward people of a given sex, or (2) Institutional practices (even if not motivated by prejudice) that subordinate people of a given sex F. Racial prejudice 1. Is racial prejudice disappearing? a. While outright violent racist acts seems to be dissipating, socially motivated prejudice still exists G. Gender prejudice 1. Based on surveys, people's attitudes toward women have changed as rapidly as racial attitudes II. What are the social sources of prejudice?
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 321 taught by Professor Martinvanslyck during the Fall '04 term at VCU.

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