Unformatted text preview: r (i.e., stereotyping & discrimination) Answers for Lecture 2:
“social identity theory”:
1). What forms of intergroup behavior is SIT
designed to explain?
2). What is the mechanism that drives intergroup
Gain status by personally joining a dominant group
Low identification, legitimate and/or stable status, and
permeable boundaries Question 1:
Even if you aren’t going to write about this
question, spend a little time thinking about
it (at least 10 minutes)
Why are people prejudiced? 3).
3). How does this mechanism lead to intergroup
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