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University of Toronto Scarborough
Michael Inzlicht

chapter 4 - the prejudiced personality Adorno - some people have personality structures that are flawed in such a way that they are conditioned to be especially likely to adopt prejudiced attitudes authoritarians - rigid personality characterized by categorical thinking, submissiveness to authority and adherence to middle-class values; these individuals tend to dislike anyone who is different from themselves and thus tend to have stereotypes and prejudice toward many groups Allport - believed that the prejudiced personality emerged out of a crippled ego problems with the psychodynamic approach: researchers became more and more critical of psychoanalytic approaches to personality methodological and other conceptual problems with the notion of the authoritarian personality caused many researchers to conclude that the approach was unsatisfactory under scientific standards theory only explained the presence of prejudice in a small subset of the population and did not explain why many people who did not have an authoritarian personality did show prejudice toward at least one other group authoritarian-personality perspective suggests that there is little hope of changing an authoritarian individual to be more accepting of others right-wing authoritarianism (RWA) - personality style in which the individual tends to be politically conservative, more punitive toward criminals, more likely to endorse orthodox religious views, and very prejudiced toward outgroups www.notesolution.com
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