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CHAPTER 10: TRENDS AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN PREJUDICE RESEARCH

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC12H3
Professor
Michael Inzlicht
Semester
Winter

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CHAPTER 10: TRENDS AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN PREJUDICE RESEARCH Prejudice based on race, gender, and age. Why? The three main ways we categorize another person upon perceiving them is on the basis of their race, gender and age. There is much more research on racism, and sexism, and ageism, than any other types of prejudice. Attitudes towards Overweight Persons One reason that this is a huge issue in the US is that an individual who is overweight violates the American ideal of self-denial and self-restraint. Attitudes toward Lesbians and Gay Men Research indicates that the attitudes of heterosexuals toward lesbians and gay men depends on the gender of the respondent and the target of their evaluation. HM more prejudiced towards gay men HW more prejudiced towards lesbians. Impact of education on attitudes about homosexuality seems to have more of an impact on HWs, The perception of the controllability of ones sexual orientation has a large role in heterosexuals attitudes toward lesbians and gay men. Other studies on the origin of prejudice toward lesbians and gay men indicate support of an authoritarian like origin, in that people who are less accepting of gender equality tend to also be less tolerant of gay men and lesbians. Attitudes toward the physically challenged Studied the LEAST Ableismhandicapism. People with physical conditions are often the subject of derision, fear, disgust and prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination. Prejudice against people with physical challenges appears to be learned early in childhood. UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMIC NATURE OF INTERGROUP INTERACTIONS In 1960 Miller, Galanter and Pribram published an early version of what has been called control theory, or feedback theory. Essentially this was a www.notesolution.com
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